amurca

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amurca.

Noun[edit]

amurca (plural amurcas)

  1. The sediment in olive oil.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀμόργη (amórgē), from ἀμέργω (amérgō, pluck, pull).

Noun[edit]

amurca f (genitive amurcae); first declension

  1. The watery part that flows out in pressing olives, the lees or dregs of oil
    • 200s, Quintus Gargilius Martialis De arboribus pomiferis 1. 1 ed. Angelo Mai Operis deperditi de hortis Fragmenta ex codicibus Neapolitano et Romano cum scholiis palaeographicis et adnotationibus Rome 1846 p. 58
      Sunt qui figularem cretam cum amurca subigunt, soleque siccatis cydoneis inliniri existimant, si in loco sicco et frigido reponantur.
      There are those who mix potter clay with amurca and hold it to be daubed on quinces when they are set up in a dry and cold stead.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amurca amurcae
Genitive amurcae amurcārum
Dative amurcae amurcīs
Accusative amurcam amurcās
Ablative amurcā amurcīs
Vocative amurca amurcae

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amurca.

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Noun[edit]

amurca f (plural amurcas)

  1. amurca
    Synonyms: almofeira, albufeira

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amurca. Doublet of morga and murga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈmuɾka/, [aˈmuɾ.ka]

Noun[edit]

amurca f (plural amurcas)

  1. amurca

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