ἀσφόδελος

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed Pre-Greek word, as is shown by the variants. Furnée further compares σφονδύλιον (sphondúlion), which would show pre-nasalization. A speculative attempt by Biraud, who finds the same suffix in στυφελός (stuphelós), ζάφελος (záphelos) and ῥάκελος (rhákelos).

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NounEdit

ἀσφόδελος (asphódelosm (genitive ἀσφόδελου); second declension

  1. branched asphodel (Asphodelus ramosus)

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