αἰγίλωψ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. The oak sense has been argued from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ-(oak)

However, the haver-grass sense has been argued to derive from αἴγιλος(aígilos), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ-(goat).

For the lachrymal fistula sense, see also ἀγχίλωψ(ankhílōps).

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Noun[edit]

αἰγίλωψ ‎(aigílōpsm ‎(genitive αἰγίλωπος); third declension

  1. haver-grass, Aegilops ovata
  2. Turkey oak, Quercus cerris
  3. ulcer in the eye, lachrymal fistula
  4. a bulbous plant, plin

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