χεδροπά

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The word has been compared with Proto-Slavic *gorxъ (pea) and Latin furfur (bran, husks of grain), but this is formally untenable. A derivation from χείρ (kheír, hand) and δρέπω (drépō, to pluck) is folk-etymological. The variations show that the word is Pre-Greek.

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χεδροπά (khedropán pl (genitive χεδροπῶν); second declension

  1. pulse, leguminous fruits

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