τόξον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Possibly a cognate of Latin taxus or borrowed from Persian تخش (taχš, crossbow), or both.

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τόξον (tókson) (genitive τόξου) n, second declension

  1. bow (weapon for shooting arrows)
  2. rainbow
  3. arc
  4. anything which is bowed or arched

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