гъгрица

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Оризова гъгрица

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gǫgrica, probably from Proto-Slavic *ǫgrъ (vermin, serpent, creep) + -ица (-ica) (with initial *g- similar to Bulgarian гъсени́ца (gǎseníca, caterpillar) from Proto-Slavic *ǫsěnica).

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гъгри́ца (gǎgrícaf

  1. granary weevil (pest beetle in family Sitophilus, typically feeding on grain)

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References[edit]

  • гъгрица in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • гъгрица in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Georgiev Vl. I., editor (1971), “гъгрец, гъгрица”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 298
  • Gerov, Najden (1895), “гѫгри́ца”, in Rěčnik na blǎgarskyj jazyk [Dictionary of the Bulgarian language] (in Bulgarian), volume 1, Plovdiv: Družestvena pečatnica “Sǎglasie”, page 265