σκορπίος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut) together with either: Latin pios ("holy", "blessed"), Old French pìos ("piece"), or "ios" (plural of Io; Greek mythological character)

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Noun[edit]

σκορπῐ́ος (skorpíosm (genitive σκορπῐ́ου); second declension

  1. scorpion
  2. scorpionfish
  3. a prickly plant
  4. an engine of war which discharged arrows

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