fauce

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fauces. Cognate to Italian foce.

Noun[edit]

fauce f ‎(plural fauci)

  1. jaw
  2. mouth (of a volcano etc)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fauce

  1. ablative singular of faux

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fauce

  1. feminine singular of faux

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fauces

Noun[edit]

fauce f ‎(plural fauces)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) jaw (of animal)
  2. mouth (of volcano)