ὀστέον

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ésth₁. Cognates include Latin os, Sanskrit अस्थि (ásthi), Old Armenian ոսկր (oskr), and Albanian asht.

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Noun[edit]

ὀστέον (ostéonn (genitive ὀστέου); second declension

  1. (anatomy) bone
  2. (figurative) bones of the earth = rock
  3. stone of fruit

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  • Greek: οστό (ostó)

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