κρόκος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Semitic loanword. Compare Akkadian kurkanū [Cuneiform needed], Arabic كركم ‎(kúrkum), and Hebrew כרכום ‎(karkom).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

κρόκος ‎(krókosm ‎(genitive κρόκου); second declension

  1. saffron, Crocus sativus
  2. saffron (dye)
  3. yolk (of an egg)

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Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ
  • 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

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

κρόκος ‎(krókosm ‎(plural κρόκοι)

  1. yolk, egg yolk.
  2. (botany) crocus
  3. (cooking) saffron (herb)

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