ἄριστον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *ayeri-tsto-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyeri-d-to-. First part in ἦρι ‎(êri, early), second is zero-grade of ἔδω ‎(édō, to eat), thus "early meal".

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Noun[edit]

ἄριστον ‎(áristonn ‎(genitive ἀρίστου); second declension ariston may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ἄριστον.

  1. morning meal, breakfast (early usage, i.e. Homeric)
  2. lunch (later usage, replaced with ἀκράτισμα as word for breakfast)

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Adjective[edit]

ἄριστον ‎(áristonn

  1. inflection of ἄριστος ‎(áristos):