dushk

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From archaic and dialectal drushk, from Proto-Albanian *druška, from *druwa ‘tree’ (modern dru).[1] More at dru.

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Noun[edit]

dushk m (indefinite plural dushqe, definite singular dushku, definite plural dushqet)

  1. (botany) oak; a tree of genus Quercus.
  2. dense foliage
  3. (collective) small leafy oak branches used for winter fodder
  4. (regional) tender tobacco leaves that ripen in autumn
  5. (plural, regional) cornhusks

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Topalli, Kolec (2017), “dushk”, in Fjalor Etimologjik i Gjuhës Shqipe, Durrës, Albania: Jozef, page 420-421