ἔμβολον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ἐμβάλλω (embállō, I put in), from ἐν (en, in) + βάλλω (bállō, I put, place, throw)

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Noun[edit]

ἔμβολον (émbolonn (genitive ἐμβόλου); second declension

  1. wedge, peg, stopper
  2. bolt, bar
  3. architrave
  4. prow of warships (rammed into opposing ships)
  5. (in the plural) The rostra, or tribune of the Latin forum
  6. wedge-shaped order of battle (Latin cuneus, acies cuneata)
  7. graft

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