τράγος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τρᾰ́γω (trágō, to gnaw, nibble) +‎ -ος (-os).

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Noun[edit]

τρᾰ́γος (trágosm (genitive τρᾰ́γου); second declension

  1. billy-goat
    Τὴν αἶγα ὁ τράγος ἀγαπᾷ.
    Tḕn aîga ho trágos agapâi.
    The billy-goat loves the she-goat.
    Antonym: αἴξ (aíx)
    1. age when change of voice and other signs of puberty appears
      1. voice change that takes place in puberty
    2. lewdness, lechery
  2. male sprat
  3. spelt (Triticum spelta)
  4. A rough kind of sponge.
  5. (in Messenia) common fig (Ficus carica)
    Synonym: ἐρῑνεός (erīneós)
  6. horsetail (Equisetum sylvaticum)
    Synonym: ἐφέδρᾰ (ephédra)
  7. stinking nard (Valeriana saxatilis)
  8. (anatomy) part of the ear; tragus
  9. A kind of light Lycian ship.
  10. (astronomy) A kind of comet.
    1. (astronomy) One of the constellations of the δωδεκᾰ́ωρος (dōdekáōros).
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  • Latin: tragus

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Noun[edit]

τράγος (trágosm (plural τράγοι)

  1. billy goat, male goat
  2. (anatomy) tragus
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) sleaze, sleazeball, sleazebag (a lecherous man)
  4. (colloquial, derogatory) priest (especially one with a long beard; compare: τραγόπαπας (tragópapas))

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