ἱππόκαμπος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ῐ̔́ππος (híppos, horse) +‎ κάμπος (kámpos, sea-monster).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ῐ̔ππόκᾰμπος (hippókamposm (genitive ῐ̔πποκᾰ́μπου); second declension

  1. monster with the body of a horse and the tail of a fish
  2. sea horse (fish of the genus Hippocampus)

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ιππόκαμπος (ippókampos)
  • Latin: hippocampus
  • Translingual: Hippocampus

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