πλῆθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From πλήθω "I fill", the intransitive counterpart of πίμπλημι.

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Noun[edit]

πλῆθος (plêthos) (genitive πλήθεος or πλήθους); n, third declension;

  1. a large number of things, a great number
  2. majority, main portion
  3. something of large size or magnitude
  4. specifically: a large group of people: crowd, multitude, throng, mob
  5. populace, people, general public

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