bogue

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bogue (plural bogues)

  1. A species of sea bream native to the eastern Atlantic, Boops boops.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Cajun French, from Choctaw bok (creek, stream).

Noun[edit]

bogue (plural bogues)

  1. Bayou, waterway.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

bogue (third-person singular simple present bogues, present participle boguing, simple past and past participle bogued)

  1. (nautical) To fall off from the wind; to edge away to leeward.

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Of Germanic origin, compare Old Irish bolg

Noun[edit]

bogue f (plural bogues)

  1. the shell of chestnut

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin bōca

Noun[edit]

bogue f (plural bogues)

  1. a species of ray-finned fish, Leporinus obtusidens

Etymology 3[edit]

From Italian boga

Noun[edit]

bogue f (plural bogues)

  1. boxfish

Etymology 4[edit]

From English bug

Noun[edit]

bogue m (plural bogues)

  1. (computing) bug

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