χῶσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From χόω (khóō, to throw or heap up).

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Noun[edit]

χῶσις (khôsis) (genitive χώσεως) f, third declension

  1. heaping up (e.g. of earth); raising a mound or bank (e.g. against a city)
  2. filling up, blocking by earth thrown in
  3. embanking

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