πύξος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Since the tree grew in Italy and is not native to Greece or Asia Minor, it could be a Pre-Greek substrate loan from Italy (cf. Latin buxus).

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Noun[edit]

πύξος (púxosf (genitive πύξου); second declension

  1. box tree, Buxus sempervivens, boxwood

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