ψύλλα

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *psul- (flea). Cognates include Latin pūlex, Sanskrit प्लुषि (plúṣi), Old Armenian լու (lu) and Old English flēah, flēa (English flea).

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ψύλλα (psúlla) (genitive ψύλλης) f, first declension

  1. flea
  2. type of venomous spider, perhaps a type of widow
  3. type of crop-eating insect

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