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3 letters words from 'ruc'

RUC 5 

2 letters words from 'ruc'

UR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of ruc

ruc urc rcu cru ucr cur

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Definitions and meaning of ruc



ruc (plural rucs)

  1. Alternative form of roc


  • CRU, Cru, cru, cur



Origin uncertain. Perhaps imitative of the cry of a donkey or a cry used to call a donkey.


  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈruk/
  • Rhymes: -uk


ruc m (plural rucs, feminine ruca)

  1. donkey
    Synonyms: ase, burro
  2. (figuratively) fool

Derived terms

  • rucada
  • ruquejar


ruc (feminine ruca, masculine plural rucs, feminine plural ruques)

  1. foolish

Further reading

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

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • ·rucc


  • IPA(key): /r͈uɡ/



  1. third-person singular perfect prototonic of beirid

Usage notes

Also sometimes used in absolute position, where deuterotonic forms are normally expected.

Related terms

  • ro·ucc, ro·uic (deuterotonic)


  • Irish: rug


  • RUBYTHROAT, any of numerous species of humming birds, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)