κολεός

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From the Proto-Indo-European *ḱéleti, from *ḱel- (to cover).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ko.le.ós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ko.lɛˈos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ko.leˈos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ko.leˈos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ko.leˈos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κολεός (koleósm (genitive κολεοῦ); second declension

    1. a sword-sheath, a scabbard
    2. a cinerary urn
    3. a varia lectio of κολιός (koliós, green woodpecker)
    4. (in the form κουλεός) the sheath of the heart, the pericardium

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From the Ancient Greek κολεός (koleós).

    Noun[edit]

    κολεός (koleósm (plural κολεοί)

    1. (anatomy) vagina
    2. (botany) sheath
    3. sheath, scabbard

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