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πήγανον

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

Uncertain. Has been connected with πήγνυμι (pēgnumi), I stick in, make solid), but this is problematic.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [pɛː́ɡanon]
  • (Koine): IPA: [pˈeːɡano̞n]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [pˈiɣanon]

Noun

πήγανον (genitive πηγάνου) n, second declension; (pēganon)

  1. rue, a plant from the genus Ruta.

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