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Ancient GreekEdit


From Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥. Connected with πέτομαι (pétomai, I fly).




πτερόν (pterónn (genitive πτεροῦ); second declension

  1. feather
  2. wing
  3. Any winged creature
  4. Any wing-like object

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Further readingEdit

  • πτερόν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • πτερόν in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • πτερόν in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • πτερόν in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • πτερόν in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • πτερόν in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.