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ψώμηξ

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12
Full diacritics: ψώμηξ Medium diacritics: ψώμηξ Low diacritics: ψώμηξ Capitals: ΨΩΜΗΞ
Transliteration A: psṓmēx Transliteration B: psōmēx Transliteration C: psomiks Beta Code: yw/mhc

English (LSJ)

ηκος, ὁ,

   A a grub that eats the roots of corn, Hsch. (pl.). ψῶμιγξ· σφήκωμα, Id.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ψώμηξ: ηκος, σκώληξ ἀπεσθίων τὰς ῥίζας τοῦ σίτου, Ἡσύχ.

Greek Monolingual

-ηκος, ὁ, Α
σκουλήκι που κατατρώει τις ρίζες του σιταριού.
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < ψωμός + επίθημα -ηξ, -ηκος (πρβλ. μύρμ-ηξ, σκώλ-ηξ)].