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Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: πύρνον πύρνου

Structure: πυρν (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: pu/rinos


  1. wheaten bread


Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • θρυμματίδεσ δ’ ἐπὶ ταύταισ εὐπέταλοι χλωραί θ’ ἁδυφάρυγγεσ πύρνων τε στεγαναὶ φύσται μέγαθοσ κακκάβου γλυκυόξεισ. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 4, book 4, chapter 28 2:7)
  • Φιλήμων δ’ ἐν α’ παντοδαπῶν χρηστηρίων πύρνον φησι καλεῖσθαι τὸν ἐκ πυρῶν ἀσήστων γινόμενον ἄρτον καὶ πάντα ἐν ἑαυτῷ ἔχοντα, βραττίμην τε ἄρτουσ ὀνομάζεσθαι λέγει τοὺσ ἔχοντασ ἐντομάσ, οὓσ Ῥωμαῖοι κοδράτουσ λέγουσι, βραττίμην τε καλεῖσθαι τὸν πιτυρίτην ἄρτον, ὃν εὔκονον ὀνομάζουσιν Ἀμερίασ καὶ Τιμαχίδασ. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 3, book 3, chapter 81 2:14)
  • "πύρνον καὶ κοτύλην. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 11, book 11, chapter 57 1:6)
  • κατὰ δὲ πτόλιν αὐτὸσ ἀνάγκῃ πλάγξομαι, αἴ κέν τισ κοτύλην καὶ πύρνον ὀρέξῃ. (Homer, Odyssey, Book 15 42:4)
  • δώσει δέ οἱ ὅσ κ’ ἐθέλῃσι πύρνον καὶ κοτύλην· (Homer, Odyssey, Book 17 2:5)


  1. wheaten bread


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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