mealbhacán

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mēlopepō (type of pumpkin), from Ancient Greek μηλοπέπων (mēlopépōn), from μῆλον (mêlon, apple) + πέπων (pépōn, ripe). Assimilated to the suffix -án.

Noun[edit]

mealbhacán m (genitive singular mealbhacáin, nominative plural mealbhacáin)

  1. wild carrot
  2. melon
  3. (obsolete) cucumber

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mealbhacán mhealbhacán not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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