μαργαρίτης

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Etymology[edit]

Eastern loanword. Compare Middle Persian mwlwʾlyt' (morwārīd) (whence Persian مروارید (marvārīd)) and Sanskrit मञ्जरी (mañjarī).

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Noun[edit]

μαργαρίτης (margaritēs) (genitive μαργαρίτου) m, first declension

  1. pearl
  2. a type of Egyptian plant

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