ξύστρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ξύω (xúō, to shave, to smooth) +‎ -τρα (-tra).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ξύστρα (xústraf (genitive ξύστρᾱς); first declension

  1. scraper, used after bathing
    Synonym: στλεγγίς (stlengís)
  2. strigil

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Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: xystra

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