ἔχιον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἔχις (ékhis, viper) +‎ -ιον (-ion, diminutive suffix), because of the resemblance of the fruit to the head of a snake.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ἔχῐον (ékhionn (genitive ἐχῐ́ου); second declension

  1. purple viper's bugloss (Echium plantagineum)
    Synonym: δωρίς (dōrís)

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Translingual: Echium

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