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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *puḱ- (press together); compare Avestan 𐬞𐬎𐬯𐬁(pusā, headband, diadem).[1]

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AdjectiveEdit

πυκνός (puknósm (feminine πυκνή, neuter πυκνόν); first/second declension

  1. thick
    Synonym: παχύς (pakhús)
  2. dense
  3. sagacious, crafty, cunning

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

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