στέλεχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From στέλλω (stéllō, prepare, furnish)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sté.le.kʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈstɛ.lɛ.kʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈste.le.xos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈste.le.xos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈste.le.xos/
  • Noun[edit]

    στέλεχος (stélekhosn (genitive στελέχους); second declension

    1. the crown of the root, whence the stem or trunk springs
      1. a trunk, log
      2. (figuratively) a blockhead
        • Lysippus 7

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek στέλεχος (stélekhos).

    Noun[edit]

    στέλεχος (stélechosn (plural στελέχη)

    1. official
    2. counterfoil (of cheque etc)
    3. (botany) stalk, stem

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