θυρεός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From θῠ́ρᾱ (thúrā).

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θῠρεός (thureósm (genitive θῠρεοῦ); second declension

  1. a stone put against a door to keep it shut, a door-stone
  2. a wide oblong shield (like a door), opp. to ἀσπίς (aspís, the round shield) (as Lat. scūtum to clipeus)
  3. disk forming part of καθετήρ (kathetḗr)
  4. (mathematics) oval

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

θυρεός (thyreósm (plural θυρεοί)

  1. (heraldry) coat of arms, escutcheon

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