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Ancient GreekEdit

Etymology 1Edit

According to Beekes, related to Armenian մոզի (mozi, two-year-old bull) and maybe from a Proto-Indo-European *mosǵʰ-o- (young of an animal; young shoot) root.

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NounEdit

μόσχος (móskhosm (genitive μόσχου); second declension

  1. A young shoot or twig
  2. (botany) A leafstalk, a petiole
  3. A calf, a young bull
  4. Any young animal, even of birds

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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian *mušk, itself from Sanskrit मुष्क (muṣka, testicle). Compare also μύσχον (múskhon, genitalia).

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NounEdit

μόσχος (móskhosm (genitive μόσχου); second declension

  1. musk

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