угорь

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Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Slavic *ǫgorjь

Noun[edit]

у́горь (úgorʹm anim

  1. eel
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Etymology 2[edit]

It is not known whether the two senses of the word are cognate. Folk etymology suggests that a blackhead, when squeezed out, resembles an eel in its elongated form, hence the origin of the second sense.

Noun[edit]

у́горь (úgorʹm inan

  1. blackhead, comedo, acne, pimple
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