asmuți

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Uncertain. Possibly from a change in conjugation from the form asmuța, from a Vulgar Latin root *exmucciāre (with variant form amuța from a *ammucciāre; cf. dialectal French amoisser); alternatively from a *assubmotiāre, or *ammotiāre, from Latin motus[1].

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a asmuți (third-person singular present asmuțe, past participle asmuțit4th conj.

  1. (of dogs) to incite, rouse, prompt, urge, stimulate, spur to follow or attack something

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