Ancient Greek edit

Etymology edit

Reduplicated nursery word; compare πάππας (páppas, daddy, papa).

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Noun edit

πᾰ́ππος (pápposm (genitive πᾰ́ππου); second declension

  1. grandfather (both maternal or paternal)
  2. (in the plural) grandparents
  3. (in general) ascendant, ancestor
  4. pantaloon, a character in comic dramas
  5. (botany) pappus, down on the seeds of certain plants
  6. first down on the chin
  7. small bird in whose nest the cuckoo lays

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Descendants edit

  • Byzantine Greek:
  • Latin: pappus

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Noun edit

πάππος (pápposm (plural πάπποι)

  1. grandfather

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