ηλιοτρόπιο

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἡλιοτρόπιον (hēliotrópion)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /i.li.oˈtɾo.pi.o/, (informal, fast speech) /i.ʎoˈtɾo.pi.o/
  • Hyphenation: η‧λι‧ο‧τρό‧πι‧ο

Noun[edit]

ηλιοτρόπιο (iliotrópion (plural ηλιοτρόπια)

  1. the heliotrope plant, any plant of the Heliotropium genus
  2. the sunflower plant
    Synonym: ηλίανθος (ilíanthos) (formal), ήλιος (ílios) (colloquial)
  3. (chemistry) litmus, a dyestuff extracted from certain lichens
    χαρτί ηλιοτροπίουchartí iliotropíoulitmus paper

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