cață

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from acăță, variant of agăța. May correspond to a verbal substantive deriving from Late Latin captiare, but this is uncertain. Compare French chasse, Italian caccia, Portuguese caça, Spanish caza.

Noun[edit]

cață f (plural cațe)

  1. (regional) a long stick with a hook at the end that shepherds use to herd sheep

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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb cața.

Noun[edit]

cață f (plural cațe)

  1. (familiar) an annoying person who keeps following one around