buc

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See also: BUC, buć, buč, and bức

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *buc ‎(belly).

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Noun[edit]

buc m ‎(plural bucs)

  1. An object that has a cavity.
  2. belly; abdomen
  3. (aeronautics) fuselage
  4. (automotive) The bodywork of a car.
  5. (nautical) hull
  6. (vehicles) The body of a carriage.
  7. beehive
  8. (architecture) The shell or outer walls enclosing a house or a staircase.
  9. (furniture) The cabinetwork enclosing the drawers, either fully or partially.
  10. (geography) riverbed
  11. (military, historical) cuirass
  12. (engineering) The metal coating of a nuclear reactor vessel.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from a Latin root buculus ‎(young bull, ox, steer). Compare French bugle, beugle.

Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. small ox

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Catalan and Occitan buc. Probably of Germanic origin.

Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. beehive
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Occitan[edit]

buc

Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. beehive (home of bees)

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *būkaz ‎(belly, stomach), from Proto-Indo-European *bhou- ‎(to grow, swell). Akin to Old High German būh ‎(belly), Old English bucc ‎(belly, pitcher).

Noun[edit]

būc m

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach
  2. jug, pitcher
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bukkaz ‎(male deer), from Proto-Indo-European *bhug̑- ‎(ram). Akin to Old High German boc, Old Norse bukkr, Old English bucca ‎(buck, male goat).

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Noun[edit]

buc m

  1. buck (male deer)
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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /but͡s/

Noun[edit]

buc m anim

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) jerk; douche; arrogant person

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly a substratum word, perhaps from Dacian *bukas, akin to Albanian byk (or alternatively derived from it). May be linked to Polish buch.

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Noun[edit]

buc m ‎(plural buci)

  1. chaff

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Sutsilvan) betg
  • (Sursilvan) buca
  • (Sutsilvan) betga

Etymology[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

buc

  1. (Sursilvan) not