κόκκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from Pre-Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kók.kos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkok.kos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkok.kos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈko.kos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈko.kos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κόκκος (kókkosm (genitive κόκκου); second declension

    1. grain, seed, kernel
    2. The kermes oak
    3. insects of the genus Kermes, which live on the oak.
    4. A scarlet dye made from the crushed bodies of the kermes bugs
    5. scarletberry, Solanum dulcamara
    6. the colour scarlet
    7. testicle

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos).

    Noun[edit]

    κόκκος (kókkosm (plural κόκκοι)

    1. speck, grain, particle

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