σκορπίος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

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σκορπῐ́ος (skorpíosm (genitive σκορπῐ́ου); second declension

  1. scorpion
  2. scorpionfish (Scorpaena scrofa)
    Synonym: σκόρπαινα (skórpaina)
  3. scorpion furze (Genista acanthoclada)
    Synonym: ἐχινόπους (ekhinópous)
  4. scorpion root (Doronicum orientale)
  5. (astronomy) Scorpio, a constellation
  6. engine of war which discharged arrows

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