Worm. Rhyme word to *wr̥mi-, worm (see wer-2). carmine, crimson, kermes, from Arabic qirmiz, kermes, borrowed from Sanskrit compound kṛmi-ja-, “(red dye) produced by worms” (-ja-, produced; see genə-), from kṛmi-, worm.
[Pokorny kᵘ̯r̥mi- 649.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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