onkos

noun
on·​kos | \ ˈäŋkəs \
plural onkoi\ -​ˌkȯi \ or onkoses\ -​kəsə̇z \

Definition of onkos

: a topknot worn on the mask in ancient Greek tragedy

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History and Etymology for onkos

Greek, literally, bulk, mass

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“Onkos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onkos. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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