ᾠόν

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg), argued to have been a derivative of *h₂éwis (bird) (whence also Ancient Greek ἀετός (aetós, eagle)). Cognates include Latin ōvum, Persian خایه (ḵẖāya) and Old English ǣġ (English egg).

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ᾠόν (ōión) (genitive ᾠοῦ) n, second declension

  1. egg
  2. seed

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