ἔποψ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formation like δρύοψ (drúops, woodpecker), on an onomatopoeic basis. Parallel names exist in other languages, like Latin upupa, Persian پوپو(pōpō), Armenian հոպոպ (hopop) and Latvian pupukis.

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Noun[edit]

ἔποψ (épopsm (genitive ἔποπος); third declension

  1. hoopoe (Upupa epops)

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