2 bocán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 bocán or dil.ie/6233

n o, m. (2 boc). See poc(c)án.

(a) he-goat : maille ré marbhadh a mb.¤ a dtarbh ┐ a reitheadh, Keat. ii 5434. See also ÉC viii 405.

(b) Name of plant: siol raidleoige ┐ fuil bhocain ┐ caora eidhinn na gcrann, 23 K 42 , 421.15 . Cf. fuil bhocuide, 24 . fuil bocain `blood of toadstool', RC ix 231.1 . b.¤ `a fungus, toadstool, mushroom or sponge ', P. O'C. Cf. bocan bearagh `umbrella-shaped fungi', Engl. Dialect of Donegal, Traynor, s.v. bockin; `mushroom', ib.