furnicar

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *formīcārium, from Latin formīca. Compare Daco-Romanian furnicar.

Noun[edit]

furnicar n (plural furnicari/furnicare)

  1. anthill

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Romanian[edit]

furnicar

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /furniˈkar/

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from a Vulgar Latin root *formīcārium, from Latin formīca. Compare Italian formicaio, Portuguese formigueiro, Spanish hormiguero, Catalan formiguer, Friulian furmiâr.

Noun[edit]

furnicar n ‎(plural furnicare)

  1. anthill, formicary
  2. swarm
  3. (figuratively) multitude, crowd, throng

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Etymology 2[edit]

furnică +‎ -ar

Noun[edit]

furnicar m ‎(plural furnicari)

  1. anteater (mammal)
  2. woodpecker

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