μηρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *mḗms, *mēms-rom (flesh). Compare Latin membrum (limb) and Proto-Germanic *mimzą (flesh).

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μηρός (mērósm (genitive μηροῦ); second declension

  1. a thigh
  2. a thigh-bone, a femur, used especially of thigh-bones with flesh offered in sacrifice
  3. (in the plural, generally) leg-bones

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from the Ancient Greek μηρός (mērós).

Noun[edit]

μηρός (mirósm (plural μηροί)

  1. (anatomy) thigh
  2. haunch

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