βόρβορος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, probably of onomatopoeic origin. A connection with Armenian կորկ (kork, dirt) remains very doubtful.

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Noun[edit]

βόρβορος (bórborosm (genitive βορβόρου); second declension

  1. mire, filth
  2. clay, moist earth
  3. foul abuse

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