κάψα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From καίω (kaío, to burn)

Noun[edit]

κάψα (kápsaf (plural κάψες)

  1. excessive heat
  2. (figuratively) intense desire
  3. (figuratively, mostly plural) intense sexual desire
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin capsa (case, box)

Noun[edit]

κάψα (kápsaf (plural κάψες)

  1. capsule
    1. (physiology) membranous envelope
    2. (botany) type of simple, dehiscent, dry fruit
    3. (microbiology) sporangium
    4. (pharmacy) small case of gelatine containing a dose of medicine
  2. button microphone
  3. (laboratory) fire resistant container
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