ῥάξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The word is a reminiscent of ῥάματα (rhámata, bunch of grapes), as well as of Latin racēmus (bunch of grapes), Sanskrit रजनी (rajanī, grape, lac), Persian رز(raz, vine) and Albanian rrush (grape).

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Noun[edit]

ῥᾱ́ξ (rhā́xf (genitive ῥᾱγός); third declension

  1. (botany) grape
  2. (botany) berry
  3. malmignatte (Latrodectus tredecimguttatus)
    Synonym: φαλάγγιον (phalángion)
  4. (in the plural) fingertips

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ρώγα (róga)

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