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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

A loan from Pre-Greek.[1]

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κᾰ́κτος (káktosf, m (genitive κᾰ́κτου); second declension

  1. (feminine) the cardoon, Cynara cardunculus
  2. (masculine) the artichoke (the fruit of the cardoon); also, the cardoon’s edible leaf-stalks

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek κάκτος (káktos).

NounEdit

κάκτος (káktosm (plural κάκτοι)

  1. cactus

DeclensionEdit