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fauce

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fauces. Cognate to Italian foce.

NounEdit

fauce f (plural fauci)

  1. jaw
  2. mouth (of a volcano etc)

LatinEdit

NounEdit

fauce

  1. ablative singular of faux

Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fauce f

  1. feminine form of faux

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

fauce f (plural fauces)

  1. jaw (of animal)
  2. mouth (of volcano)