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Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν -> But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698

Greek Monolingual

και βούλκος, ο, πληθ. οι βούρκοι και βούλκοι, τα βούρκα και βούλκα και βούλουκα (Μ βοῡρκος, ο)
λάσπη, βόρβορος
νεοελλ.
ηθικός βόρβορος, ανηθικότητα.
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αβέβαιης ετυμολ. Πιθανώς < μσν. βούρκος, πιθ. < αρχ. βρυξ, αιτ. βρύχα «πυθμένας της θάλασσας»].