nuc

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English[edit]

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Shortening.

Noun[edit]

nuc (plural nucs)

  1. (beekeeping) A nucleus colony; a small bee colony created from a larger colony.
    • 1998, Sue Hubbell, A Book of Bees: And How to Keep Them (page 110)
      I have to take brood from established hives to set up nucs, as I did the previous week []

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nux, nucis.

Noun[edit]

nuc m (plural nuts)

  1. walnut tree

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nux, nucis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *knew-. In Romanian, the names of nuts or fruits are usually feminine while the names of the corresponding trees or bushes are masculine; compare păr, prun, alun, măr, etc.

Noun[edit]

nuc m (plural nuci)

  1. walnut (tree)

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Tapachultec[edit]

Noun[edit]

nuc

  1. water

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is the form given in Johnston's vocabulary; Lehmann says the form in the Sapper-Ricke wordlists is nog.

References[edit]

  • Walter Lehmann, Über die Stellung und Verwandtschaft der Subtiaba-Sprache der pazifischen Küste Nicaraguas und über die Sprache von Tapachula in Südchiapas (1915), Zeitschrift für Ethnologie 47, presenting the wordlists of Karl Sapper, Ricke, and Amado Johnston.