λόφος

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λόφος (lóphosm (genitive λόφου); second declension

  1. the back of the neck, the withers of a horse, the nape of a man
  2. the crest of a hill, a ridge
  3. the crest of a helmet
  4. (after Homer) the crest or tuft on the head of a bird, be it a crest of feathers or a comb of flesh
  5. (of men) a tuft of hair upon the crown
  6. (of large fishes) Synonym of λοφιά (lophiá)

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Particularly: “Ancient Greek λόφος (lóphos, crest of a hill”, “ridge)?”

Noun[edit]

λόφος (lófosm (plural λόφοι)

  1. hill

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