ῥύγχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *srungʰ- and related to Old Armenian ռունգն (ṙungn, nose). See also Proto-Celtic *srognā (nose).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ῥῠ́γχος (rhúnkhosn (genitive ῥῠ́γχους); third declension

  1. (zoology) snout, the nose of an animal, muzzle
  2. (zoology) beak of a bird, bill
    Synonym: ῥάμφος (rhámphos)

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ρύγχος (rýnchos)

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