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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pec (plural pecs)

  1. (colloquial, usually in the plural) The pectoralis major muscle.
    He's flexing his pecs at anyone who'll look.

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *paitsa, from Proto-Indo-European *peiḱ. Related to Old Norse feigr (close to death), Lithuanian paĩkas (stupid).[1]

AdjectiveEdit

pec m (feminine pece)

  1. shortsighted, blind

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “pec”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 313

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *peťь.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛts/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛts

NounEdit

pec f

  1. oven, furnace
  2. furnace (device that heats materials being processed in a factory)

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VerbEdit

pec

  1. (archaic) second-person singular imperative of péct
    Synonym: peč

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of pectoral.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pec m (plural pecs)

  1. (informal, usually in the plural) pec (pectoralis major muscle)
    Synonym: pecto

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *peťь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pec f (genitive singular pece, nominative plural pece, genitive plural pecí, declension pattern of dlaň)

  1. oven

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Further readingEdit

  • pec in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk