φύσις

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From φύω (phuō, grow).

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φύσις (phusis) (genitive φύσεως) f, third declension

  1. origin, birth
  2. nature, quality, property
  3. later, the nature of one's personality: temper, disposition
  4. form, shape
  5. that which is natural: nature
  6. type, kind
  7. Nature, as an entity, especially of productive power
  8. creature

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