θηρίον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of θήρ ‎(thḗr, animal, beast), but typically not diminutive in sense.

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NounEdit

θηρῐ́ον ‎(thēríonn ‎(genitive θηρίου); second declension

  1. wild animal, beast, savage beast
    1. animal
    2. a poisonous animal
  2. (diminutive) a small animal, insect, worm
  3. (medicine) a malignant ulcer
  4. a term of reproach

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ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition
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