κορώνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kor, *ker. Cognates include Latin corvus. Compare also κορωνός (korōnós, curved, bent) and κόραξ (kóraks, raven).

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Noun[edit]

κορώνη (korṓnē) (genitive κορώνης); f, first declension

  1. a type of sea-bird, perhaps shearwater
  2. crow
  3. anything curved, especially a door handle
  4. the tip of a bow, on which the string is hooked
  5. the curved stern of a ship, especially its crown (ornamental top)
  6. the tip of a plow-beam, upon which the yoke was attached
  7. apophysis (the part of a bone where the tendon is attached)
  8. end, tip, point

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