Ask at the forum if you have an Ancient or Modern Greek query!

δεσμόν

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

French (Bailly abrégé)

οῦ (τό) :
seul. pl. δεσμά;
c. δεσμός.

English (Strong)

or desmos neuter and masculine respectively from δέω; a band, i.e. ligament (of the body) or shackle (of a prisoner); figuratively, an impediment or disability: band, bond, chain, string.