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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *plusy(e)h₂ (flea) by metathesis. Cognates include Latin pūlex, Sanskrit प्लुषि (plúṣi), Old Armenian լու (lu), Old English flēah, flēa (English flea), Albanian plesht.

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NounEdit

ψῠ́λλᾰ (psúllaf (genitive ψῠ́λλης); first declension

  1. flea
  2. type of venomous spider, perhaps a type of widow
  3. type of crop-eating insect

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