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βύσσος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
βύσσος, ου, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
byssos
Simplified transliteration: 
byssos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1040
GK Number: 
1116
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2b
Gloss: 
fine linen
Definition: 
byssus, a species of fine cotton highly prized by the ancients, Lk. 16:19*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 16:19 A certain man was rich, and he was dressed in purple and fine (bysson | βύσσον | acc sg fem) linen and he made merry every day in a luxurious manner.