κόκκος

Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly from Pre-Greek.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κόκκος (kókkosm (genitive κόκκου); second declension

  1. grain, seed, kernel
  2. The kermes oak (Quercus coccifera)
  3. insects of the genus Kermes, which live on the oak.
  4. A scarlet dye made from the crushed bodies of the kermes bugs
  5. scarletberry (Solanum dulcamara)
  6. the colour scarlet
  7. testicle

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: κόκκος (kókkos)
  • Latin: coccum (see there for further descendants)

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos).

NounEdit

κόκκος (kókkosm (plural κόκκοι)

  1. speck, grain, particle

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