isca

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Portuguese[edit]

isca (bait)
iscas (dish)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēsca ‎(bait), from edō ‎(I eat).

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Noun[edit]

isca f (plural iscas)

  1. (fishing) bait (substance used in catching fish or other animals)
  2. (by extension) lure (something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure)
  3. (cooking, Portugal, chiefly plural) a dish made with very thin slices of liver

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