foc + -ar or possibly Vulgar Latin *focārium, nominalization of the Late Latin adjective focārius, from Latin focus. Compare French foyer, from which the modern senses of the word were derived.
- (archaic) pyre
- (archaic, figuratively) calamity, disaster, misfortune
focar m (plural focari)
- furnace, hearth heating chamber
- (figuratively) hotbed
- (figuratively) focus, center