βαβύρτας

βαβύρτας
Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: ὁ παράμωρος H.
Derivatives: Also PN (Wilhelm, Beitr. z. griech. Inschriftenkunde 321).
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: Cf. Lat. baburrus `stultus, ineptus'; cf. the type βάρβαρος (?) and Ernout-Meillet s. babit.
Page in Frisk: 1,207

Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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