mështekër

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Late Latin mastichinus (gummy)[1] (compare Romanian mesteacăn (birch), Sicilian mastigona (piney thistle)), from Ancient Greek μαστίχινος (mastíkhinos), from μαστίχη (mastíkhē, mastic).

Noun[edit]

mështekër f (indefinite plural mështekra, definite singular mështekra, definite plural mështekrat)

  1. silver birch, European white birch (Betula pendula)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000). Concise Albanian Grammar. Page 56.