bumbac

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Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumbac

  1. cotton

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Late Latin bombax or *bombacum, ultimately from Ancient Greek βάμβαξ (bámbaks). Compare Medieval Latin bombacium (Byzantine Greek βαμβάκιον (vamvákion)), from Ancient Greek βάμβαξ (bámbaks), Italian bombagio, bambagia, Venetian bombàxo, bombàs, also Greek βαμβάκι (vamváki), μπαμπάκι (bampáki), Serbo-Croatian bumbak, pamuk, Bulgarian bubak (bubak), Albanian pambuk, Turkish pamuk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumbac m (plural bumbaci)

  1. (botany) cotton

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumbac n (plural bumbacuri)

  1. (fiber or material) cotton

Declension[edit]