βομβυλιός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same onomatopoeic source of βόμβος (bómbos, buzzing, humming).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

βομβῠλῐός (bombuliósm (genitive βομβῠλῐοῦ); second declension

  1. buzzing insect, especially the bumblebee
    Synonym: βέμβῐξ (bémbix)
  2. cocoon of the silkworm
  3. narrow-necked vessel, that gurgles in pouring

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