rancio

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

rancio m (plural rancios)

  1. The soft, mellow quality acquired by brandy as it is aged

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ranço (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin rancidus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈranθjo̝/, (western) /ˈransjo̝/

Adjective[edit]

rancio m (feminine singular rancia, masculine plural rancios, feminine plural rancias)

  1. rancid
  2. (figuratively) old-fashioned, outdated

Noun[edit]

rancio m (plural rancios)

  1. rancidity

References[edit]

  • ranço” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rança” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rancio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rancio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rancio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Apheresis of arancio (orange).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rancio (feminine rancia, masculine plural ranci, feminine plural rance)

  1. (obsolete or literary) orange
    Synonym: arancione

References[edit]

  • rancio1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *rancius, from Classical Latin rancidus (rancid, rank).

Adjective[edit]

rancio (feminine rancia, masculine plural ranci, feminine plural rance)

  1. (obsolete) rancid
    Synonym: rancido
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • rancio2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish rancho. Doublet of ranch and rancho.

Noun[edit]

rancio m (plural ranci)

  1. (military) each of the main meals given out to soldiers daily
  2. (by extension) meal
    Synonym: pasto
  3. (historical, military) each of the fixed groups into which a ship's crew was subdivided for meal consumption and cleaning of the mess
  4. (nautical, regional) Synonym of branda

References[edit]

  • rancio3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 4[edit]

Akin to granchio (crab).

Noun[edit]

rancio m (plural ranci)

  1. (southern Italy) Synonym of scampo (prawn)
  2. (southern Italy) Synonym of grancevola (spiny spider crab)

References[edit]

  • rancio4 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Neapolitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

rancio m (plural rancie)

  1. spider

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rancidus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈranθjo/, [ˈrãn̟.θjo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈransjo/, [ˈrãn.sjo]

Adjective[edit]

rancio (feminine rancia, masculine plural rancios, feminine plural rancias)

  1. rancid
  2. stale (butter or cheese)

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