αειθαλής

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀειθαλής (aeithalḗs); synchronically analysable as αει- (aei-, ever) +‎ θάλλω (thállo, bloom, thrive)

Adjective[edit]

αειθαλής (aeithalísm (feminine αειθαλής, neuter αειθαλές)

  1. (botany) evergreen (of plant which keeps its leaves)
  2. (figuratively) fresh, lively and young looking (of old person)

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Further reading[edit]

  • αειθαλής in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]