bumbac

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Aromanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumbac

  1. cotton

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Late Latin bombax or *bombacum, ultimately from Ancient Greek βάμβαξ ‎(bámbax). Compare Medieval Latin bombacium (Byzantine Greek βαμβάκιον ‎(vamvákion)), from Ancient Greek βάμβαξ ‎(bámbax), Italian bombagio, bambagia, Venetian bombàxo, bombàs, also Greek βαμβάκι ‎(vamváki), μπαμπάκι ‎(bampáki), Serbo-Croatian bumbak, pamuk, Bulgarian bubak ‎(bubak), Albanian pambuk, Turkish pamuk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumbac m (plural bumbaci)

  1. (botany) cotton

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

bumbac n (plural bumbacuri)

  1. (fiber or material) cotton

Declension[edit]