cìochag-thràghad

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cìoch (breast, mammary gland, pap, noun) +‎ -ag (a feminine suffix used to form nouns meaning a smaller form of something) + tràghad, genitive singular of tràigh (beach) (from Old Irish tráig (strand, shore, ebb-tide)).

NounEdit

cìochag-thràghad f

  1. sea anemone, a group of water-dwelling, predatory animals of the biological taxonomic order Actiniaria.

ReferencesEdit

  • cìochag-thràghad” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.