φλέγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φλέγω (phlégō, set on fire, inflame) +‎ -μα (-ma)

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Noun[edit]

φλέγμα (phlégman (genitive φλέγματος); third declension

  1. flame, fire, heat
  2. (medicine) inflammation
  3. phlegm, a cold slimy humour of the body

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References[edit]

  • φλέγμα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • φλέγμα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • φλέγμα in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «φλέγμα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «φλέγμα» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.