πυρετός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πῦρ "fire".

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πυρετός (puretós) (genitive πυρετοῦ) m, second declension

  1. heat
  2. fever

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυρετός (puretós, fever).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [piɾɛˈtɔs]
  • Hyphenation: πυ‧ρε‧τός

Noun[edit]

πυρετός (pyretósm (plural πυρετοί)

  1. fever, pyrexia
    κίτρινος πυρετός (yellow fever)
  2. (figuratively) frenzy, fever
    απεργιακός πυρετός (strike fever)

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