κόλπος

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κόλπος (kólposm (genitive κόλπου); second declension

  1. bosom, lap
  2. womb
  3. a fold in fabric around the bosom
  4. any hollow space, pocket
  5. especially of water, the hollow between waves
  6. gulf, bay, creek

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(many Romance descendants through a Late or Vulgar Latin intermediate)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόλπος (kólpos).

Noun[edit]

κόλπος (kólposm (plural κόλποι)

  1. bosom
  2. bay, gulf
  3. (anatomy) vagina
  4. (anatomy) atrium (of the heart)

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