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What is the Greek word which means 'hairy star'? - soccerdatabase.info greek word cometes which means hairy star


The word comet came to the English language through the Latin cometes from the Greek word komē, which means "hair of the head"; Aristotle first used the derivation komētēs to depict comets as.

What is the Greek word which means 'hairy star'? I am pretty sure you mean the tail of comets which the ancient Greek reffered to as coma, (κόμα -> κόμη{comi}) meaning hair or hair style.

Nov 08,  · ##EMBED## “Comet” comes from the Latin “cometes”, which in turn comes from the Greek “kometes”, meaning “long-haired”. This all in turn comes from Aristotle using a derivation of the Greek “koun”, “kountng” (“stars with hair”), which eventually came to be “kometes” (long-haired) and then “cometes”, in Latin, and finally “comet” in English.