ζιζάνιον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sumerian 𒍣𒍝𒀭 (zizān, wheat).

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Noun[edit]

ζῐζᾰ́νῐον (zizánionn (genitive ζῐζᾰνῐ́ου); second declension

  1. darnel, ryegrass (Lolium temulentum)
    Synonyms: αἶρα (aîra), θύαρος (thúaros)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ζιζάνιο n (zizánio, weed)
  • Latin: zīzania

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