σίαλον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. According to Beekes, probably an onomatopoeic word. Compare Latin salīva.

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Noun[edit]

σίᾰλον (síalonn (genitive σῐάλου); second declension

  1. spittle, saliva
  2. synovial fluid

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