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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrendʰ- (crushing), the same root of Proto-Germanic *grindaną (to grind) and Latin frendō (I gnash). However, Beekes finds this proposal unconvincing.

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NounEdit

χόνδρος (khóndrosm (genitive χόνδρου); second declension

  1. A small rounded mass: lump
  2. grain, groat, corn, spelt
  3. cartilage

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek χόνδρος (khóndros, groat, cartilage).

NounEdit

χόνδρος (chóndrosm (plural χόνδροι)

  1. (anatomy) cartilage, gristle, cartilaginous skeletal material
  2. groats

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