ἀσίρακος

ἀσίρακος
Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: `locust' without wings (Dsc.).
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: Egyptian LW [loanword]? Strömberg Wortstudien 16, without argument. Gil Fernandez, Insectos 238. If there is no argument for Egyptian origin, a substr. word is more probable.
Page in Frisk: 1,162

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

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