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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mɛː.rós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /meˈros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /miˈros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /miˈros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /miˈros/
  • NounEdit

    μηρός (mērósm (genitive μηροῦ); second declension

    1. a thigh
    2. a thigh-bone, a femur, used especially of thigh-bones with flesh offered in sacrifice
    3. (in the plural, generally) leg-bones

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Inherited from the Ancient Greek μηρός (mērós).

    NounEdit

    μηρός (mirósm (plural μηροί)

    1. (anatomy) thigh
    2. haunch

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