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μύκης

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

Derived from Proto-Indo-European *meu-k- "slip, slime". Cognates include Latin mucus "mucus".

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [mʉ́kɛːs]
  • (Koine): IPA: [mˈyceːs]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [mˈycis]

Noun

μύκης (genitive μύκητος) m, third declension; (mukēs)

  1. A mushroom or other fungus.
  2. Any mushroom-shaped object.

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