broască

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *brosca, from *broscus (compare Medieval Latin bruscus). Possibly linked to Ancient Greek βροτάχος (brotákhos), whence also brotac. Compare Aromanian broascã. Cf. also Albanian breshkë, Old French bruesche, Italian rospo, Milanese dialect brosco, Ladino rusk.

Noun[edit]

broască f (plural broaște)

  1. frog
  2. lock (for a door)

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