νόθος

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νόθος (nóthosm, νόθη f, νόθον n; first/second declension or
νόθος (nóthosm, νόθος f, νόθον n; second declension

  1. bastard, baseborn (born of a slave or concubine)
    1. (of animals) crossbred
  2. (generally, of persons and things) spurious, counterfeit, supposititious
    1. (of literary works) spurious

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νόθος (nóthos) (genitive νόθου) m, second declension

  1. (at Athens) a child of a citizen father and an alien mother
  2. (plural only, in Egypt) a class of temple-attendants

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek νόθος (nóthos, bastard).

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νόθος (nóthosm,  feminine: νόθα (nótha) or νόθη (nóthi), neuter: νόθο (nótho)

  1. illegitimate, bastard
  2. mongrel
  3. false, spurious

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