Either derived from the verb in the second etymology below, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *lecanis, from Ancient Greek λεκάνη (lekánē). Compare Romanian leagăn.
leagãn n (plural leagãni or leagãne)
Either from the above noun or from a Vulgar Latin *liginō, from Latin ligō. Compare Romanian legăna, leagăn.
leagãn (past participle liginatã)