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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substratum word, akin to Albanian këpushë, or from a diminutive of cap + -ușă.

NounEdit

căpușă f (plural căpușe)

  1. tick
  2. castor oil plant, palm of Christ (Ricinus communis).
  3. bud on a grapevine.
  4. (obsolete) strawberry (see căpșună)

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