ξαίνω

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ξαίνω (xaínō), from Proto-Indo-European *ksen- (to scratch; to comb, card), from *késr̥ (comb), from the root *kes-. Possible cognates include Latin sentis (thorn), Irish cíor (comb), English hair.

VerbEdit

ξαίνω (xaíno) (past έξανα)

  1. (textiles) card, comb (stage in fibre production)
    Synonym: λαναρίζω (lanarízo)

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