ἀγγεῖον

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of ἄγγος (ángos), but of unknown ultimate origin.

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ἀγγεῖον (angeîon) (genitive ἀγγείου) n, second declension

  1. vessel, jar, vase, pail, bucket, box
  2. receptacle, reservoir
  3. coffin, sarcophagus
  4. cavity (of a body)
    1. lung
    2. capsule (of plants)
    3. (later Greek) body

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