οὐροπύγιον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ὄρρος (órrhos, rump, tail) +‎ πυγή (pugḗ, buttocks) +‎ -ιον (-ion).

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Noun[edit]

οὐροπῡ́γῐον (ouropū́gionn (genitive οὐροπῡγῐ́ου); second declension

  1. The rump and tail feathers of a bird.
  2. The tail and/or rump of any animal.

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