argea

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Commonly believed to be a substratum word, possibly from a Dacian *argilla. Another theory suggests Greek αργαλειός (argaleiós) ‘loom’.

Noun[edit]

argea f (plural argele)

  1. loom (for weaving).
  2. two transverse wooden boards that link one vertical extremity of a loom to the other.
  3. a rudimentary wooden construction in which a loom is kept when not in use (usually in the summer).
  4. vault or roof of an edifice.

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