ξύλο

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From Ancient Greek ξύλον ‎(xúlon)

Noun[edit]

ξύλο ‎(xýlon ‎(plural ξύλα)

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

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