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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From θήρ (thḗr, animal, beast) +‎ -ῐον (-ion, diminutive suffix).

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NounEdit

θηρῐ́ον (thēríonn (genitive θηρῐ́ου); 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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