κίρκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin. Compare κρέξ ‎(kréx, crane, crex) and κρίκος ‎(kríkos, ring) (the different senses may well be of different origin).

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Noun[edit]

κίρκος ‎(kírkosm ‎(genitive κίρκου); second declension

  1. type of hawk or falcon
  2. type of wolf
  3. circle, ring
  4. racecourse, circus
  5. type of stone
  6. Hesychius defines it as κωπηλάτης ‎(kōpēlátēs, rower)
  7. Hesychius defines it as ‎() τοῦ ‎(toû) αἰγείρου ‎(aigeírou) βλάστησις ‎(blástēsis, that of the poplar sprout)

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