μουσεῖον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Use as a common noun of Μουσεῖον (Mouseîon).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μουσεῖον (mouseîonn (genitive μουσείου); second declension

  1. a home of music or poetry
    1. a choir
    2. (generally) a school of art or letters
      1. of Athens
  2. a museum, i.e. a philosophical school and library
    1. used of the Platonic Academy
    2. used of the Musaeum at Alexandria

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: μουσείο (mouseío)
  • Latin: mūsēum, mūsīvum

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