esca

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca.

Noun[edit]

esca (plural escae)

  1. (ichthyology) fleshy growth from an anglerfish's head that acts as a lure

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca.

Noun[edit]

esca f (plural esques)

  1. tinder (dry plants used to light a fire)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca.

Noun[edit]

esca f (plural esques)

  1. tinder (dry plants used to light a fire)
  2. bait (substance used in catching fish)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca.

Noun[edit]

esca f (plural escas)

  1. tinder (dry plants used to light a fire)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esca f (plural esche)

  1. bait, lure

Verb[edit]

esca

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of uscire
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of uscire
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of uscire
  4. third-person singular imperative of uscire

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From edō (eat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēsca f (genitive ēscae); first declension

  1. food; dish prepared for the table
  2. bait

Inflection[edit]

Note that there is the alternative form, ēscās, for the genitive singular, ēscae. First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ēsca ēscae
genitive ēscae ēscārum
dative ēscae ēscīs
accusative ēscam ēscās
ablative ēscā ēscīs
vocative ēsca ēscae

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References[edit]

  • esca in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca.

Noun[edit]

esca f (plural escas)

  1. (dated) bait (substance used in catching fish)

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