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See also: BUC, buć, buč, bức, and Buć

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Frankish *būk (belly), from Proto-Germanic *būkaz (belly, stomach).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buc m (plural bucs)

  1. An object that has a cavity.
  2. belly; abdomen
  3. (aeronautics) fuselage
  4. (automotive) The bodywork of a car.
  5. (nautical) hull
  6. (vehicles) The body of a carriage.
  7. beehive
  8. (architecture) The shell or outer walls enclosing a house or a staircase.
  9. (furniture) The cabinetwork enclosing the drawers, either fully or partially.
  10. (geography) riverbed
  11. (military, historical) cuirass
  12. (engineering) The metal coating of a nuclear reactor vessel.

SynonymsEdit

HolonymsEdit

DalmatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from a Latin root buculus (young bull, ox, steer). Compare French bugle, beugle.

NounEdit

buc m

  1. small ox

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Catalan and Occitan buc. Probably of Germanic origin.

NounEdit

buc m

  1. beehive
SynonymsEdit

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

buc (plural bucs)

  1. buck (male goat)

K'iche'Edit

NounEdit

buc

  1. (Classical K'iche') bird

Middle DutchEdit

NounEdit

buc m

  1. Alternative form of boc

InflectionEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English būc.

NounEdit

buc (plural bucs)

  1. Alternative form of bouk

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English bucca.

NounEdit

buc

  1. Alternative form of bukke

OccitanEdit

 
buc

NounEdit

buc m

  1. beehive (home of bees)

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *būkaz

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

būc m

  1. belly, stomach
  2. jug, pitcher, container
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *bukkaz (male deer).

NounEdit

buc m

  1. Alternative form of bucc (buck)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /but͡s/

NounEdit

buc m anim

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) jerk; douche; arrogant person

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • buc in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly a substratum word, perhaps from Dacian *bukas, akin to Albanian byk (or alternatively derived from it). May be linked to Polish buch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buc m (plural buci)

  1. chaff

DeclensionEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Sutsilvan) betg
  • (Sursilvan) buca
  • (Sutsilvan) betga

EtymologyEdit

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AdverbEdit

buc

  1. (Sursilvan) not