τόρνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *torh₂no-, from Proto-Indo-European *ter- (to rub, bore, twist). Cognate with Ancient Greek τόρμος (tórmos, socket).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

τόρνος (tórnosm (genitive τόρνου); second declension

  1. A tool similar to a pair of compasses used to draw a circle
  2. A lathe
  3. That which is turned, circle, round

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Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: tornus

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