mesteacăn

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From Late Latin mastichinus, from Ancient Greek μαστίχινος (mastíkhinos). It may have been analogically re-formed as a singular from the plural (mesteceni), originally of a older form *mestecen, or alternatively influenced analogically by words like cearcăn, leagăn, etc.[1]

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mesteacăn m (plural mesteceni)

  1. birch tree

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