θώραξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a Pre-Greek substrate loan, hinted by the suffix -αξ-.

Cognate with θύραξ (thúrax), Mycenaean Greek 𐀵𐀨𐀐 (to-ra-ke), and possibly Latin lorico.

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Noun[edit]

θώρᾱξ (thṓrāxm (genitive θώρᾱκος); third declension

  1. corslet
  2. coat of mail, cuirass

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