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οὖρος

See also: οὐρός

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Etymology 1Edit

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οὖρος (oûros) (genitive οὔρου); m, second declension

  1. fair wind
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 11.11
      ἴκμενον οὖρον ἵει πλησίστιον, ἐσθλὸν ἑταῖρον, Κίρκη εὐπλόκαμος
      a fair wind that filled the sail, a goodly comrade, was sent by fair-tressed Circe
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Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

οὖρος (oûros) (genitive οὔρου); m, second declension

  1. guardian, watcher
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 15.89
      οὐ γὰρ ὄπισθεν οὖρον ἰὼν κατέλειπον ἐπὶ κτεάτεσσιν ἐμοῖσιν
      I left behind no guardian to watch over my possessions
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Etymology 3Edit

From Latin ūrus.

NounEdit

οὖρος (oûros) (genitive οὔρου); m, second declension

  1. aurochs, Bos primigenius
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Etymology 4Edit

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NounEdit

οὖρος (oûros) (genitive οὔρου); m, second declension

  1. Alternative form of ὅρος (hóros)
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Etymology 5Edit

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NounEdit

οὖρος (oûros) (genitive οὔρεος); n, third declension

  1. Alternative form of ὄρος (óros)
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