sphyrion

noun
sphyr·​i·​on | \ ˈsfirēˌän, -ēən \
plural sphyrions\ -​nz \ or sphyria\ -​ēə \

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Greek, small mallet, small hammer, diminutive of sphyra mallet, hammer

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“Sphyrion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sphyrion. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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