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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰedʰ- (to request, pray, ask for). Cognate with English bid (to invite, command).

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NounEdit

πόθος (póthosm (genitive πόθου); second declension

  1. longing, yearning, regret
  2. love, desire
  3. (botany) larkspur (Consolida ajacis)
  4. (botany) asphodel (Asphodelus ramosus)

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