γαλεός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly named after the weasel, γαλέη (galéē), from Proto-Indo-European *gli- (weasel, mouse), related to Latin glis.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

γᾰλεός (galeósm (genitive γᾰλεοῦ); second declension

  1. small shark, dogfish

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill