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Etymology of the English word trochlea

the English word trochlea
derived from the Greek word trochilia, τροχιλία (pulley)
derived from the Latin word trochlea (pulley, block and tackle; set of blocks and pulleys for raising weights)
derived from the Greek word trochileia
derived from the Greek word trochalia

Date

The earliest known usage of trochlea in English dates from the 17th century.

Derivations in English

trochlear

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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