ἀορτή

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From ἀείρω (aeírō, to raise, lift)

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ἀορτή (aortḗ) (genitive ἀορτῆς); f, first declension

  1. (in the plural) the lower extremities of the windpipe
    1. (in the singular) aorta, the artery which proceeds from the left ventricle
      1. (in the plural) the arteries
  2. a knapsack that hangs from the shoulders

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