τοξικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τόξον (tóxon, bow) +‎ -ῐκός (-ikós).

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τοξῐκός (toxikósm (feminine τοξῐκή, neuter τοξῐκόν); first/second declension

  1. of or for the bow
    • Aeschylus, The Persians 460
      τοξικῆς τ᾽ ἄπο θώμιγγος ἰοὶ προσπίτνοντες ὤλλυσαν
      toxikês t᾽ ápo thṓmingos ioì prospítnontes ṓllusan
    • Aeschylus, Fragments 129
    1. (elliptically for τοξική τέχνη (tékhnē)) bowmanship, archery
    2. (elliptically for τοξική θυρίς (thurís)) a shothole, loophole, narrow window
  2. (of persons) skilled in the use of the bow
  3. (in neuter, collectively) the bowmen
    1. (elliptically for τοξικόν φάρμακον (phármakon)) poison for smearing arrows with

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Adjective[edit]

τοξικός (toxikósm (feminine τοξική, neuter τοξικό)

  1. toxic

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