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πτέρυξ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Connected with πτερόν (pterón, wing)

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NounEdit

πτέρυξ (ptéruks) (genitive πτέρυγος) f, third declension

  1. wing
  2. (in the plural) feathers
  3. (in the plural) fins
  4. (poetic) flight
  5. Anything which resembles a wing: rudder, oar
  6. The flaps at the bottom of armour
  7. The edge of a sword or axe
  8. earlobe
  9. shoulder blade

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