ἀθήρ

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Etymology[edit]

Not related to Latin ador (hulled wheat) nor to ἄνθος (ánthos, flower). The nasalized form points to a Pre-Greek prenasalization.

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ἀθήρ (athḗrm (genitive ἀθέρος); third declension

  1. (botany) awn
  2. (in the plural) chaff
  3. barb of a weapon
  4. (zoology) spine or prickle of a fish

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