ταρσός

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The word has been compared with Armenian թառ (tʿaṙ, bar for drying grapes), Old High German darra (apparatus for drying fruits), Swedish tarre (frame for drying malts), suggesting a derivation from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (to dry).

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ταρσός (tarsósm (genitive ταρσοῦ); second declension

  1. frame of wickerwork, crate, for drying cheese on
  2. mat of reeds
  3. mass of matted roots
  4. (anatomy) flat of the foot; palm of the hand
  5. (zoology) flat of the outstretched wing
  6. rows of oars on the sides of ships
  7. row of teeth in a saw

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