βάλανος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *gʷálanos. Compare Latin glans and Old Armenian կաղին (kałin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

βάλᾰνος (balanos) (genitive βαλάνου) f, second declension

  1. acorn
  2. acorn-tree
  3. (by resemblance)
    1. barnacle
    2. glans membri virilis
    3. an iron peg, bolt-pin
    4. (medicine) suppository, pledget, pessary

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • LSJ 7th edition