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See also: σαρξ
- The material which covers the bones of a creature: flesh
- the edible flesh of a fruit
- The seat of animalistic/immoral desires and thoughts, such as lust
- That which is opposed to the spiritual
Homer uses σάρξ almost entirely in the plural, with the singular usage specifying a specific part of the body. Later writers use the singular without this distinction.
- Greek: σάρκα (sárka, “flesh”)