φωσφόρος

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From φῶς (phôs, light) +‎ -φόρος (-phóros, bearing), from φέρω (phérō, I carry).

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φωσφόρος (phōsphórosm, f (neuter φωσφόρον); second declension

  1. That which brings light, light bearing
  2. torch bearing (often as an epithet of a god or priestess)

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From Ancient Greek φωσφόρος (phōsphóros)

Noun[edit]

φωσφόρος (fosfórosm

  1. (chemistry) phosphorus, the chemical element (symbol P)

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