buc

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *buc (belly).

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Noun[edit]

buc m (plural bucs)

  1. An object that has a cavity.
  2. belly; abdomen
  3. (aeronautics) fuselage
  4. (automotive) The bodywork of a car.
  5. (nautical) hull
  6. (vehicles) The body of a carriage.
  7. beehive
  8. (architecture) The shell or outer walls enclosing a house or a staircase.
  9. (furniture) The cabinetwork enclosing the drawers, either fully or partially.
  10. (geography) riverbed
  11. (military, history) cuirass
  12. (engineering) The metal coating of a nuclear reactor vessel.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from a Latin root buculus ("young bull, ox, steer"). Compare French bugle, beugle.

Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. small ox

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Catalan and Occitan buc. Probably of Germanic origin.

Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. beehive
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Occitan[edit]

buc

Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. beehive (home of bees)

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *būkaz (belly, stomach), from Proto-Indo-European *bhou- (to grow, swell). Akin to Old High German būh (belly), Old English bucc (belly, pitcher).

Noun[edit]

būc m

  1. belly, stomach
  2. jug, pitcher
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *bukkaz (male deer), from Proto-Indo-European *bhug̑- (ram). Akin to Old High German boc, Old Norse bukkr, Old English bucca (buck, male goat).

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Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. buck (male deer)
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substratum word, perhaps Dacian *bukas, akin to Albanian byk.

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Noun[edit]

buc m (plural buci)

  1. chaff

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