σπόρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *spor-, an o-grade of Proto-Indo-European *sper-. Cognate to σπείρω (speírō, I sow) and σπέρμα (spérma, semen, sperm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

σπόρος (spóros) (genitive σπόρου) m, second declension

  1. A sowing
  2. The time for sowing
  3. seed
  4. produce, harvest, crop
  5. offspring
  6. semen

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

σπόρος (spórosm (plural σπόροι)

  1. (botany) seed (of a plant)
  2. (biology) sperm, seed
  3. (figuratively) seed (of an idea)

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