καῦμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From καίω (kaíō, burn) +‎ -μα (-ma).

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Noun[edit]

καῦμᾰ (kaûman (genitive καύμᾰτος); third declension

  1. burning, glow, heat (especially of the sun)
  2. fever
  3. (in the plural) holes cut by cautery
  4. brand (mark of ownership made by burning)
  5. (figuratively) love

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