liliac

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

liliacSyringa vulgaris

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish لیلاق(leylak), from Arabic لَيْلَك(laylak), from Persian لیلک(līlak, lilac). Doublet of lila.

Noun[edit]

liliac m (plural lilieci)

  1. lilac
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Slavic, compare Ukrainian ли́ли́к (lýlýk), ле́ли́к (lélýk, bat), Polish lelek (nightjar), Slovak lelek (nightjar) and Macedonian liljak (liljak). Ultimately from Proto-Slavic *lelьkъ.

Noun[edit]

liliac m (plural lilieci)

  1. bat (the flying mammal)
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