ταώς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from an unknown Oriental source; compare Tamil தோகை (tōkai, plumage, peacock). Cognates include Latin pāvus, pāvō, and perhaps Hebrew טוס (tavas).

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Noun[edit]

ταώς (taṓs) (genitive ταώ) m, Attic declension

  1. peacock
  2. type of fish

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ταώς (taṓs).

Noun[edit]

ταώς (taósm (uncountable)

  1. (astronomy) the constellation Pavo or the peacock
  2. (obsolete) peacock

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