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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

ῐ̔κνέομαι (hiknéomai, to come) +‎ -της (-tēs, -er, masculine agent-noun suffix): literally, “comer”.

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ῐ̔κέτης (hikétēsm (genitive ῐ̔κέτου); first declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic)

  1. One who comes looking for aid or protection, suppliant
  2. One who comes looking for purification after having murdered someone: common in the Iliad and Odyssey

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