στυππεῖον

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EtymologyEdit

There are no known cognates. Furnée compares the word with τοπεῖον (topeîon, rope). According to Beekes the noun is probably from Pre-Greek.

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NounEdit

στυππεῖον (stuppeîonn (genitive στυππείου); second declension

  1. The coarse fibre of flax or hemp, tow, oakum

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