decano

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

decano (plural decanos)

  1. dean

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin decānus, from Latin decem (“ten”, from the one who was the leader of a group of ten).

Noun[edit]

decano m (plural decani)

  1. (religion) dean
  2. doyen

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Etymology 2[edit]

decile +‎ -ano

Noun[edit]

decano m (plural decani)

  1. (organic chemistry) decane
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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

decānō

  1. dative singular of decānus
  2. ablative singular of decānus

References[edit]

  • decano in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • decano” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • decano in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin decānus, from Latin decem (ten). Doublet of deão, which was borrowed from Old French.

Noun[edit]

decano m (plural decanos)

  1. (ecclesiastical) dean (church dignitary)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

decano m (plural decanos)

  1. (organic chemistry) decane (aliphatic hydrocarbon isomer having the chemical formula C10H22)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin decānus, from Latin decem (ten). Doublet of deán (dean), which was borrowed from Old French, and of the archaic or rare Spanish degano (head or administrator of a hacienda in the countryside), which was inherited.

Noun[edit]

decano m (plural decanos, feminine decana)

  1. senior, eldest person
  2. (organic chemistry) decane

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