runco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ru-n-k-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ὀρύσσω (orússō).

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Verb[edit]

present active runcō, present infinitive runcāre, perfect active runcāvī, supine runcātum

  1. I weed, clear of weeds
  2. I weed out, thin out, root up.

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References[edit]

  • runco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers