φάλαγξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Latin sufflamen and Old High German balcho.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

φάλαγξ (phalanks) (genitive φάλαγγος) f, third declension

  1. battle order, array
  2. line or rank of an army
  3. phalanx: a clustered mass of infantry
  4. main body, center (as opposed to the periphery)
  5. round piece of wood: trunk, log
  6. (in the plural) rollers (Latin: palangae)
  7. the beam of a balance
  8. the bone between two joints of a finger or toe
  9. spider

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