βάλανος

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From Proto-Hellenic *gʷə́lanos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷelh₂-(acorn); see there for cognates.

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βᾰ́λᾰνος (bálanosf (genitive βᾰλᾰ́νου); second declension

  1. acorn
  2. the tree that bears acorns, the oak
  3. (by resemblance)
    1. barnacle
    2. glans penis
    3. an iron peg, bolt-pin
    4. (medicine) suppository, pledget, pessary

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βάλανος(bálanos). Cognate with βελανίδι(velanídi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvalanos/
  • Hyphenation: βά‧λα‧νος

Noun[edit]

βάλανος (válanosf (plural βάλανοι)

  1. (medicine) glans penis (conical forming the head of the penis)
    Πήγα στο γιατρό επειδή έκαιγε η βάλανός μου.‎ ― Píga sto giatró epeidí ékaige i válanós mou.I went to the doctor because my glans penis was burning.

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