broască

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *brosca, from *broscus (compare Medieval Latin bruscus). Possibly linked to Ancient Greek βροτάχος ‎(brotákhos), whence also brotac. Compare Aromanian broascã. Compare also Albanian breshkë, Old French bruesche, Italian rospo, Milanese dialect brosco, Ladino rusk.

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broască f ‎(plural broaște)

  1. frog
  2. lock (for a door)

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