farcan

Cite this: eDIL s.v. farcan or dil.ie/21312

Forms: farcan

n (gl. compressura) Ir. Gl. 238 . Of a fungus: agaricus fungus .i. an agairc ... .i. f.¤ an chroinn darab ainm abies ( agaric = a tree fungus; a mushroom , Oxf. Dict.), 23 K 42, 335.11 . f.¤ na fuinnseoige do berbadh 346.15 . as torad croinn é ┐ bídh amail ubluibh ┐ bídh for chroiceann leath amuigh air ┐ bídh amail ḟ.¤ ina lar (of colocynth) 405.9 . co n-ithdís creassana ┐ f.¤ ┐ fér crin ` welts ' Maund. 78 . Cf. farcán `a cork, plug, stopper, dim. of farc and arc' P. O'C. ; farcan ` oak , Lat. quercus' ib.

Cf. forcán.