ἀμᾱνῖται

ἀμᾱνῖται
Grammatical information: m. pl.
Meaning: `kind of mushroom' (Nic.)
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Perhaps derived from a place-name, e.g. the mountain ῎Αμανος in Asia Minor, but there were more (Koukoules Ep. Et. Byz. 17, 1948, 75; Chantraine R.Ph.1965, 201-3. For the suffix cf. ἀκονῖτον, βωλίτης. The gloss ἀμάνορες δοθιῆνες (`small abscess, boil') H. may be unrelated.
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Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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