κυμινοπριστοκαρδαμογλύφος

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Etymology[edit]

From κῠμῑνοπρῐ́στης (kumīnoprístēs, miser, scrooge) +‎ κᾰ́ρδᾰμον (kárdamon, watercress) +‎ γλῠ́φω (glúphō, carve, scrape).

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κῠμῑνοπρῐστοκᾰρδᾰμογλῠ́φος (kumīnopristokardamoglúphosm, f (neuter κῠμῑνοπρῐστοκᾰρδᾰμογλῠ́φον); second declension

  1. extremely miserly, scrooge-like (literally a cummin-splitting-cress-scraper)
    • Aristophanes, The Wasps 1357
      τὸ γὰρ υἵδιον τηρεῖ με, κἄστι δύσκολον κἄλλως κυμινοπριστοκαρδαμογλύφον.
      tò gàr huídion tēreî me, kásti dúskolon kállōs kuminopristokardamoglúphon.

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