βλῆτρον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *gʷl̥H-trom, from *gʷelH- (to throw), even though Beekes finds the connection with βάλλω (bállō, to throw, cast) uncertain.

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Noun[edit]

βλῆτρον (blêtronn (genitive βλήτρου); second declension

  1. fastening: band or hoop
  2. rivet, bolt, plug

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