κρόκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Semitic loanword. Compare Akkadian [script needed] ‎(kurkanū), Arabic كُرْكُم ‎(kúrkum), and Hebrew Hebrew כרכום ‎(karkom).

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Noun[edit]

κρόκος ‎(krókosm ‎(genitive κρόκου); second declension

  1. saffron, Crocus sativus
  2. saffron (dye)
  3. yolk (of an egg)

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References[edit]

  • κρόκος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • κρόκος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • κρόκος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κρόκος» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «κρόκος» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • κρόκος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Greek[edit]

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Noun[edit]

κρόκος ‎(krókosm ‎(plural κρόκοι)

  1. yolk, egg yolk
    κρόκος αυγού‎ ― krókos avgoú ― egg yolk
  2. (botany) crocus
  3. (herb) saffron

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