ptuon: a winnowing shovelOriginal Word: πτύον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (ptoo'-on)
Short Definition: a simple wooden pitchfork
Definition: a simple wooden pitchfork; a winnowing-shovel or fan.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
a winnowing shovel
winnowing fork (2).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4425: πτύον
πτύον, πτυου, τό, frequent in classical Greek from Homer down, Attic πτεον Winers Grammar, 24 ((perhaps from the root, pu, 'to cleanse'; cf. Curtius, p. 498f)), a winnowing-shovel (A. V. fan; cf. B. D. under the word
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancefan.
From ptuo; a winnowing-fork (as scattering like spittle) -- fan.
see GREEK ptuo
Forms and Transliterationsπτυον πτύον ptuon ptyon ptýon
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4425
πτύον — 2 Occ.
Matthew 3:12 N-NNS
GRK: οὗ τὸ πτύον ἐν τῇ
NAS: His winnowing fork is in His hand,
KJV: Whose fan [is] in his
INT: Of whom the winnowing fork [is] in the