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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Generally connected with κάννα(kánna, reed).

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NounEdit

κᾰνών ‎(kanṓnm ‎(genitive κᾰνόνος); third declension

  1. rod, pole, bar
  2. rods used in shields
  3. type of rod used in weaving
  4. measuring rod, carpenter's rule, plumb line, level
  5. (music) monochord
  6. something to judge by, rule, norm, general principle
  7. model, paradigm
  8. tax assessment, tax, tariff

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