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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sór-mos, from *ser- (to bind). Cognate with Ancient Greek εἴρω (eírō, I tie, fasten), Latin serō (I bind), Proto-Germanic *sarwą (armour).

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NounEdit

ὅρμος (hórmosm (genitive ὅρμου); second declension

  1. a cord, a chain, especially a necklace, a collar
  2. anything strung like a necklace, a wreath, a chaplet
  3. a kind of dance performed in a ring
  4. a roadstead, an anchorage, the inner part of a harbour
  5. a haven, a shelter

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