πῖλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pilos. Cognates include Latin pilus, Old Church Slavonic 'plŭstĭ'[Cyrillic?], and Old English felt (English felt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

πῖλος (pîlos) (genitive πίλου) m, second declension

  1. wool or hair wrought into felt
  2. anything made of felt, especially a felt skullcap
    1. a felt shoe
    2. felt cloth
  3. a cottony ball formed on some trees
    1. a ball, globe
  4. translation for Latin pilus, as in primus pilus

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition