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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly a cognate of Latin taxus or borrowed from Iranian: compare Persian تخش (taxš, crossbow).

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τόξον (tóxonn (genitive τόξου); second declension

  1. bow (weapon for shooting arrows)
  2. rainbow
  3. arc
  4. anything which is bowed or arched

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