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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἠλέκτωρ (ēléktōr, shining sun), from unknown origin. Possibly related to Sanskrit उल्का (ulka, meteor).

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NounEdit

ἤλεκτρον (ḗlektronn (genitive ἠλέκτρου); second declension

  1. amber
  2. an alloy of gold and silver

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