κολεός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

κολεός (koleósm (genitive κολεοῦ); second declension

  1. a sword-sheath, a scabbard
    • Hecat. 22.J.
    • AD 5th C., Hesychius Alexandreus, Συναγωγὴ Πασῶν Λέξεων κατὰ Στοιχεῖον
    • Gloss.
    • Achmet 114.12.14
  2. a cinerary urn
    • AD 5th C., Hesychius Alexandreus, Συναγωγὴ Πασῶν Λέξεων κατὰ Στοιχεῖον
  3. a varia lectio of κελεός (keleós, green woodpecker)
  4. (in the form κουλεός) the sheath of the heart, the pericardium

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  • Greek: κολεός (koleós)
  • Latin: cōleus (see there for further descendants)

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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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