ἔλυμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. A connection with ὄλυρα (ólura, spelt) and οὐλαί (oulaí, barley groats) is unsure. Furnée prefers connecting the noun with ἐλίμαρ (elímar, grain similar to millet); however, this is very unclear. Beekes suggest a possible Pre-Greek origin.

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Noun[edit]

ἔλῠμος (élumosm (genitive ἐλῠ́μου); second declension

  1. millet (Setaria italica)
    Synonym: μελῐ́νη (melínē)
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Descendants[edit]
  • Translingual: Elymus

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown. There appears no reason for connection with εἰλύω (eilúō).

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Noun[edit]

ἔλῠμος (élumosm (genitive ἐλῠ́μου); second declension

  1. kind of Phrygian pipe made of boxwood
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