FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

rancio m (plural rancios)

  1. The soft, mellow quality acquired by brandy as it is aged

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ranço (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin rancidus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈranθjo̝/, (western) /ˈransjo̝/

AdjectiveEdit

rancio m (feminine singular rancia, masculine plural rancios, feminine plural rancias)

  1. rancid
  2. (figuratively) old-fashioned, outdated

NounEdit

rancio m (plural rancios)

  1. rancidity

ReferencesEdit

  • ranço” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rança” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rancio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rancio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rancio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apheresis of arancio (orange).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rancio (feminine rancia, masculine plural ranci, feminine plural rance)

  1. (obsolete or literary) orange
    Synonym: arancione

ReferencesEdit

  • rancio1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *rancius, from Classical Latin rancidus (rancid, rank).

AdjectiveEdit

rancio (feminine rancia, masculine plural ranci, feminine plural rance)

  1. (obsolete) rancid
    Synonym: rancido
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • rancio2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Spanish rancho. Doublet of ranch and rancho.

NounEdit

rancio m (plural ranci)

  1. (military) each of the main meals given out to soldiers daily
  2. (by extension) meal
    Synonym: pasto
  3. (historical, military) each of the fixed groups into which a ship's crew was subdivided for meal consumption and cleaning of the mess
  4. (nautical, regional) Synonym of branda

ReferencesEdit

  • rancio3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 4Edit

Akin to granchio (crab).

NounEdit

rancio m (plural ranci)

  1. (southern Italy) Synonym of scampo (prawn)
  2. (southern Italy) Synonym of grancevola (spiny spider crab)

ReferencesEdit

  • rancio4 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

AnagramsEdit


NeapolitanEdit

NounEdit

rancio m (plural rancie)

  1. spider

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rancidus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈranθjo/, [ˈrãn̟.θjo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈransjo/, [ˈrãn.sjo]

AdjectiveEdit

rancio (feminine rancia, masculine plural rancios, feminine plural rancias)

  1. rancid
  2. stale (butter or cheese)

Derived termsEdit

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