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4 letters words from 'marc'

CRAM 8MARC 8

3 letters words from 'marc'

ARC 5ARM 5
CAM 7CAR 5
MAC 7MAR 5
RAM 5 

2 letters words from 'marc'

AM 4AR 2
MA 4 

All 4 letters words made out of marc

marc amrc mrac rmac armc ramc macr amcr mcar cmar acmr camr mrca rmca mcra cmra rcma crma arcm racm acrm carm rcam cram

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word marc. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in marc.

Definitions and meaning of marc

marc

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mɑːk/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /mɑɹk/
  • Homophones: mark, Mark, marque

Etymology 1

From Middle French marc.

Noun

marc (usually uncountable, plural marcs)

  1. The refuse matter that remains after fruit, particularly grapes, has been pressed.
  2. An alcoholic spirit distilled from the marc of grapes.
    • 1929, Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Folio Society 2008, p. 298:
      There were a few men in the café sitting with coffee and glasses of kirsch or marc on the tables.
    • 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 60:
      The fire was restoked and the army of wine-bottles gave way to a smaller phalanx of brandies, Armagnacs and Marcs, to offset the large bowls of coffee from which rose plumes of fragrance.

Translations

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • mark

Noun

marc (plural marcs)

  1. (obsolete) A weight of various commodities, especially of gold and silver, used in different European countries. In France and Holland it was equal to eight ounces.
  2. (obsolete) A coin formerly current in England and Scotland, equal to thirteen shillings and four pence.
  3. (obsolete) A German coin and money of account; the mark.

Anagrams

  • Cram, MRCA, cram, macr-, mrca

Catalan

Etymology

Of Germanic origin, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *marką.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈmaɾk/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈmark/

Noun

marc m (plural marcs)

  1. frame
  2. (figuratively) framework, setting
  3. mark
  4. mark (old German currency)

Derived terms

  • emmarcar

Further reading

  • “marc” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “marc” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “marc” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “marc” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maʁ/

Noun

marc m (plural marcs)

  1. pomace, marc
  2. grounds (e.g. from coffee)

Derived terms

  • marc de café

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mˠaɾˠk/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish marc, from Proto-Celtic *markos (horse). Cognate with Welsh march, Breton marc’h, and Old English mearh (horse).

Noun

marc m (genitive singular mairc, nominative plural mairc)

  1. (archaic) horse
    Synonyms: capall, each, (literary) peall
Declension
Related terms
  • láir

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English mark, from Old English mearc (marker, boundary).

Noun

marc m (genitive singular mairc, nominative plural marcanna)

  1. target, goal
  2. mark (stroke, tick, marking)
Declension

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Late Latin marca. Doublet of marg.

Noun

marc m (genitive singular mairc, nominative plural mairc)

  1. (money) mark; shilling
Declension
Synonyms
  • marg

Mutation


Kashubian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mart͡s/

Noun

marc

  1. March

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *marką (mark, stamp), possibly via Old Norse mark, mǫrk.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɑrk/, [mɑrˠk]

Noun

marc n (nominative plural marc)

  1. mark (as currency etc.)

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle English: mark
    • English: mark
    • Scots: mark, merk
  • Irish: marg

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Frankish *mark, from Proto-Germanic *marką (mark, sign, stamp), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- (edge, border).

Noun

marc m (oblique plural mars, nominative singular mars, nominative plural marc)

  1. mark (small distinguishing feature)
  2. mark (unit of currency)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      Qui plus de çant mars d'arjant vaut
      Which is worth more than 100 marks of silver

Descendants

  • Middle French: marc
    • French: marc

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (merc)
  • merche on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *markos (horse). Cognate with Welsh march, Breton marc’h, and beyond Celtic with Old English mearh (horse).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mark/

Noun

marc m (genitive mairc, nominative plural mairc)

  1. horse
    • c. 900, Sanas Cormaic, from the Yellow Book of Lecan, Corm. Y 851

Inflection

Synonyms

  • ech

Derived terms

  • marcach
  • marcas
  • marclann
  • marcradh

Descendants

  • Irish: marc
  • Scottish Gaelic: marc

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “marc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish marc, from Proto-Celtic *markos (horse).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /marxk/

Noun

marc m (genitive singular mairc, plural marcan)

  1. (literary) horse
    Synonym: each
  2. steed

Related terms

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • the residue remaining after a fruit has been pressed.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)