Ancient Greek Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

From πῦρ (pûr, fire).

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Noun Edit

πῠρσός (pursósm (genitive πῠρσοῦ); second declension

  1. firebrand, torch
    Synonyms: γράβιον (grábion), γρυνός (grunós), δαΐς (daḯs), δᾰ́ος (dáos), ἑλένη (helénē), λαμπάς (lampás), λοφνίς (lophnís), πανός (panós), φανή (phanḗ), φρῠκτός (phruktós)
  2. beacon, signal-fire
    Synonym: φρῠκτός (phruktós)
  3. (in the plural) watchfires
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Adjective Edit

πῠρσός (pursósm (feminine πῠρσή, neuter πῠρσόν); first/second declension

  1. Alternative form of πυρρός (purrhós)
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