σχοῖνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, from Pre-Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

σχοῖνος (skhoînosm (genitive σχοίνου); second declension

  1. rush, especially camel hay (Cymbopogon schoenanthus)
  2. reed, used as an arrow or javelin
  3. rush bed
  4. anything twisted or plaited with rushes
  5. Egyptian land measure

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: schoenus

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