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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From βᾰλᾰνεύς (balaneús, bath-man), with further origin uncertain. Attempts have been made to connect with βάλανος (bálanos, acorn), but are semantically unconvincing. Probably Pre-Greek. Compare also Old Georgian აბანო (abano).

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NounEdit

βᾰλᾰνεῖον (balaneîonn (genitive βᾰλᾰνείου); second declension

  1. bath, bathing room
  2. bathhouse

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