ἀμίαντος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀ- (a-, privative alpha) +‎ μιαίνω (miaínō, stain, defile) +‎ -τος (-tos).

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Adjective[edit]

ᾰ̓μῐ́ᾰντος (amíantosm, f (neuter ᾰ̓μῐ́ᾰντον); second declension

  1. undefiled, pure
  2. not to be defiled
  3. (substantive) a greenish stone like asbestos

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