căpcăun

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Generally believed to be based on a translation of Greek κυνοκέφαλος ("kinokefalos"). (See cap and câine). Also, possibly from a Medieval Latin *capcanus.

NounEdit

căpcăun m ‎(plural căpcăuni)

  1. a mythical dog-headed monster or ogre
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