ἐλαία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier *ἐλαίϝα (*elaíwa), compare Mycenaean 𐀁𐀨𐀷 (e-ra-wa). Probably a borrowing from a Mediterranean Pre-Greek source, which also gave Old Armenian եւղ (ewł, oil).

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ἐλαία (elaía) (genitive ἐλαίας) f, first declension

  1. olive tree
  2. olive (fruit)
  3. naevus

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