βάλαρις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, from the same Pre-Greek root of other plant names, like βαλαύστιον (balaústion, flower of the pomegranate), βαλλωτή (ballōtḗ, black horehound) and βάλλις (bállis, unknown kind of plant).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

βάλαρις (bálaris)

  1. rose campion (Silene coronaria, syn. Lychnis coronaria)
    Synonym: λυχνίς (lukhnís)
  2. sea lettuce (Ulva lactuca)

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