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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *spor-, an o-grade of Proto-Indo-European *sper-. Cognate to σπείρω (speírō, I sow) and σπέρμα (spérma, semen, sperm).

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NounEdit

σπόρος (spórosm (genitive σπόρου); second declension

  1. A sowing
  2. The time for sowing
  3. seed
  4. produce, harvest, crop
  5. offspring
  6. semen

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σπόρος (spóros).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

σπόρος (spórosm (plural σπόροι)

  1. (botany) seed (of a plant)
  2. (biology) sperm, seed
  3. (figuratively) seed (of an idea)

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