ἴουλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, from Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to turn, wind, round), the same root of οὖλος (oûlos, wooly, fuzzy) and εἰλέω (eiléō, to turn, wind).

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NounEdit

ἴουλος (íoulosm (genitive ἰούλου); second declension

  1. down, the first growth of the whiskers and beard
  2. corn sheaf
  3. (botany) catkin; tendril
  4. creature like the centipede, perhaps the woodlouse or the earthworm

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: ίουλος (íoulos)

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