σμῖλαξ

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, the variants prove Pre-Greek origin for this word.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

σμῖλαξ (smîlaxf (genitive σμίλακος); third declension

  1. holm oak (Quercus ilex)
  2. yew (Taxus baccata)
  3. smilax (Smilax aspera)
  4. bindweed (Convolvulus spp.)
  5. cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)
    Synonym: φάσηλος (phásēlos)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: smīlax

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