ξύλο

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξύλον (xúlon).

Noun[edit]

ξύλο (xýlon (plural ξύλα)

  1. wood (material forming the structure of trees)
  2. stick
    ξύλο κανέλαςxýlo kanélasstick of cinnamon
  3. (slang) beating, thrashing (physical assault)
    Κάποιος του έδωσε ξύλο.Kápoios tou édose xýlo.Someone beat him up.

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