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φωτοβολίδα

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EtymologyEdit

From φωτο- (foto-, light) +‎ βολίδα (volída, missile, projectile), calque of German Leuchtkugel. First attested 1887.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fotovoˈliða/
  • Hyphenation: φω‧το‧βο‧λί‧δα

NounEdit

φωτοβολίδα (fotovolídaf (plural φωτοβολίδες)

  1. flare (firework that produces a brilliant light or intense heat without an explosion)
  2. flare (source of brightly burning light or intense heat used to attract attention in an emergency)

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