στέλεχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From στέλλω (stéllō, prepare, furnish)

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Noun[edit]

στέλεχος (stélekhos) (genitive στελέχους) n, 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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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

στέλεχος (stélechosn (plural στελέχη)

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

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