alac

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Probably from Latin alica through a root *alaca (compare Spanish álaga), or from Hungarian alakor, though it may possibly itself be from Romanian. Others have suggested a connection with Albanian akuë or lakër, from Greek [1].

Noun[edit]

alac n (plural alace)

  1. einkorn (Triticum monococcum)
  2. spelt (Triticum spelta or Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanian Explanatory Dictionary