κυψέλη

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Etymology[edit]

Not related to κύπη (kúpē, kind of ship), nor derived from κύπτω (kúptō, to bend, stoop). According to Beekes, clearly a Pre-Greek word, given the variant.

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Noun[edit]

κῠψέλη (kupsélēf (genitive κῠψέλης); first declension

  1. chest, box, any hollow vessel
  2. beehive, hive
  3. (anatomy) hollow of the ear

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  • Greek: κυψέλη (kypséli)

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Noun[edit]

κυψέλη (kypsélif (plural κυψέλες)

  1. beehive, hive

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