σῦριγξ

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The γγ implies a Pre-Greek origin.

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σῦρῐγξ (sûrinxf (genitive σῡ́ρῐγγος); third declension

  1. pan pipes
  2. catcall, whistle, hiss
  3. mouthpiece of an αὐλός (aulós, pipe, flute)
  4. quill of the cassia
  5. anything pipe shaped
    1. spear-case
    2. hole in the nave of a wheel
    3. aperture of a hinge
    4. (medicine, in the plural) bronchial passages
    5. fistulous sore, abscess
    6. groove or barrel of a catapult
    7. subterranean passage, mine
    8. covered gallery, cloister
    9. channel
    10. loop

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