ἄρκευθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Has been derived from ἄρκυς (árkus, net). Has also been derived from Proto-Indo-European, with cognates such as Russian раки́та (rakíta). Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
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Noun[edit]

ἄρκευθος (árkeuthosf (genitive ἀρκεύθου); second declension

  1. juniper, Juniperus macrocarpa
  2. Phoenician cedar, Juniperus phoenicea
  3. prickly cedar, Juniperus oxycedrus

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