κρημνός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditionally considered an old verbal noun from κρεμάννυμι (kremánnumi, to hang), however Beekes finds this impossible and leaves the etymology unexplained.

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Noun[edit]

κρημνός (krēmnósm (genitive κρημνοῦ); second declension

  1. overhanging bank of a river; edge of a trench
  2. beetling cliff, crag
  3. (in the plural) (medicine) edges of an ulcer
  4. (anatomy) labia

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κρημνός (krimnósm (plural κρημνοί)

  1. (scholarly): Alternative form of γκρεμός (gkremós)
  2. (surgery) flap (attached tissue used during plastic surgery)

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