κῦμα

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From κύω (kúō, conceive) +‎ -μα (-ma).

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κῦμα (kûma) (genitive κύματος) n, third declension

  1. swell, wave, billow
      1. (figuratively) a wave or flood of men
      2. (in Tragedy) wave of adversity
    1. a waved or ogee moulding, cyma
  2. fetus, embryo
    1. sprout of a plant

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