λεπίς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from λέπω (lépō, to peel) +‎ -ῐς (-is, feminine suffix).

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Noun[edit]

λεπῐ́ς (lepísf (genitive λεπῐ́δος); third declension

  1. scale, flake, shell, husk
  2. epithelial debris
  3. plate of metal
  4. blade of a saw

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