pólos: a foalOriginal Word: πῶλος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
a colt, young assDefinition:
a colt, young ass, foal.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
a foalNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4454: πῶλοςπῶλος
(in classical Greek ἡ
, O. H. G. folo, English foal
; perhaps allied with παῖς
; cf. Curtius
, § 387);
1. a colt, the young of the horse: so very often from Homer down.
2. universally, a young creature: Aelian v. h. 4, 9; specifically, of the young of various animals; in the N. T. of a young ass, an ass's colt: Matthew 21:2, 5, 7; Mark 11:2,(3 L marginal reading),4,5,7; Luke 19:30, 33, 35; John 12:15 (also in Geoponica); the Sept. several times for עַיִר; for יַעֲלָה a female ibex, Proverbs 5:19.<1>
Apparently a primary word; a "foal" or "filly", i.e. (specially), a young ass -- colt.