μαργαρίτης

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Eastern loanword. Compare Middle Persian mwlwʾlyt' ‎(morwārīd) (whence Persian مروارید ‎(marvārīd)) and Sanskrit मञ्जरी ‎(mañjarī).

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μαργαρίτης ‎(margarítēsm ‎(genitive μαργαρίτου); first declension margariths margarites may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης.

  1. pearl
  2. a type of Egyptian plant

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