μύρμηξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Proto-Indo-European origin. Related to Old Armenian մրջիւն (mrǰiwn) and Latin formica and perhaps Sanskrit वल्मी (valmī).

Noun[edit]

μύρμηξ (múrmēks) (genitive μύρμηκος) m, third declension

  1. ant
  2. a beast of prey in India

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