λάχνη

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂welh₁- (hair, wool), like Latin vellus (fleece).

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NounEdit

λάχνη (lákhnēf (genitive λάχνης); first declension

  1. soft, woolly hair, down, as of the first beard
  2. thin hair
  3. soft nap or pile on cloth
  4. hair or fur of wild beasts
  5. (in the plural) the quills of the hedgehog
  6. leafage

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