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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly from a Mediterranean substrate; compare Old Armenian անթայր (antʿayr), անթեղ (antʿeł).

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NounEdit

ἄνθραξ (ánthraxm (genitive ἄνθρακος); third declension

  1. charcoal
  2. a deep red precious stone, a carbuncle
  3. an abscess, a boil, a carbuncle

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