ὄστρεον

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ὄστρειον (ostreion)

EtymologyEdit

Traditionally assumed to be related to ὀστέον (osteon, bone), but probably from Pre-Greek.

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NounEdit

ὄστρεον (ostreon) (genitive ὀστρέου) n, second declension

  1. bivalve
  2. oyster
  3. purple pigment, probably that produced by murex

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