φτερό

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πτερόν (pterón), from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥. Cognates include Hittite 𒁁𒋻 (pát-tar), Sanskrit पत्र (patra) and Proto-Germanic *feþrō (English feather).

Noun[edit]

φτερό (fterón (plural φτερά)

  1. (anatomy, ornithology) wing
  2. (ornithology) feather
  3. (automotive) wing (UK), fender (US)
  4. (badminton) shuttlecock

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