κάκτος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A loan from Pre-Greek.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κᾰ́κτος (káktosf, m (genitive κᾰ́κτου); second declension

  1. (feminine) the cardoon, Cynara cardunculus
  2. (masculine) the artichoke (the fruit of the cardoon); also, the cardoon’s edible leaf-stalks

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek κάκτος (káktos).

Noun[edit]

κάκτος (káktosm (plural κάκτοι)

  1. cactus

Declension[edit]