prase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prasius, from Ancient Greek πράσιος (prásios, of a leek-green), from Ancient Greek πράσον (práson, leek).

Noun[edit]

prase (countable and uncountable, plural prases)

  1. (mineralogy) A variety of cryptocrystalline of a leek-green colour.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for prase in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *porsę, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈprasɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -asɛ
  • Hyphenation: pra‧se

Noun[edit]

prase n

  1. pig
  2. (offensive) person, who does disgusting things
    Ty jseš ale prase!
    You are such disgusting!

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *porsę, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

Noun[edit]

prȃse n (Cyrillic spelling пра̑се)

  1. piglet

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *porsę, from Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prasɛ́/, /pràːsɛ/

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prasȅ or práse n

  1. piglet

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