βρῶμα

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root of βιβρώσκω ‎(bibrṓskō, I eat) +‎ -μα ‎(-ma, object noun suffix).

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NounEdit

βρῶμα ‎(brôman ‎(genitive βρώματος); third declension

  1. a shipworm (Teredo navalis) that bores into wooden piers, ships, etc.
  2. that which is eaten, food, meat
  3. (dentistry) cavity

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