πηλός

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See also: πίλος

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Without a convincing etymology. Perhaps from Pre-Greek.

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Noun[edit]

πηλός (pēlósm or f (genitive πηλοῦ); second declension

  1. clay, earth, used by masons and potters
  2. mud, mire
  3. thick or muddy wine, lees
  4. (figuratively) dolt, blockhead

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  • Greek: πηλός (pilós)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πηλός (pēlós), of uncertain origin; possibly Pre-Greek.

Noun[edit]

πηλός (pilósm (plural πηλοί)

  1. clay

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