μέδος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from a Slavic or Germanic language (if the latter, likely Gothic); ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu.

Noun[edit]

μέδος (médosm

  1. (hapax legomenon) mead

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mentioned only once, as the name of a drink foreigners had instead of wine.

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