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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From καίω (kaíō, burn) +‎ -μα (-ma).

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NounEdit

καῦμᾰ (kaûman (genitive καύμᾰτος); third declension

  1. burning, glow, heat (especially of the sun)
  2. fever
  3. (in the plural) holes cut by cautery
  4. brand (mark of ownership made by burning)
  5. (figuratively) love

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