găvan

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly linked to Serbo-Croatian vagan (basin, bowl), Bulgarian gavanka, cf. also Greek γαβένα (gavéna). Alternatively perhaps related to găun or văgăună; cf. also gaură.

Noun[edit]

găvan n (plural găvane)

  1. eye socket
  2. cavity
  3. wooden bowl

See also[edit]