ἔχιδνα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἔχις (ékhis, snake).

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Noun[edit]

ἔχιδνα (ékhidna) (genitive ἐχίδνης) f, first declension

  1. snake (traditionally held as a poisonous snake, viper, but perhaps also a constrictor)
  2. (figuratively) a treacherous person

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