sciniph

noun scin·iph \ˈsinə̇f\

Definition of sciniph

plural

-s

  1. :  a stinging or biting insect in Exod 8:17 (DV) or a gnat (RSV)

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Origin and Etymology of sciniph

Late Latin sciniphes, plural, sciniphs, from Greek skniphes, plural of sknips small woodworm; akin to Greek knips, an insect — more at nip


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