focar

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Noun[edit]

focar n

  1. (archaic) pyre
  2. (archaic, figuratively) calamity, disaster, misfortune

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

focar m (plural focari)

  1. furnace, hearth heating chamber
  2. firebox
  3. (figuratively) hotbed
  4. (figuratively) focus, center