βδέλλα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βδάλλω (bdállō, I milk”, (in the middle voice, of a cow) “I yield to milking”; “I suck).

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Noun[edit]

βδέλλᾰ (bdéllaf (genitive βδέλλης); first declension

  1. leech
    1. lamprey
  2. bdellium

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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: abdhellë
  • English: bdellatomy
  • French: bdellomètre
  • Greek: βδέλλα (vdélla)

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Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek βδέλλα (bdélla, leech).

Noun[edit]

βδέλλα (vdéllaf (plural βδέλλες)

  1. leech
  2. (figuratively) sticker
  3. (figuratively) leech, parasite

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