5 erc

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Forms: airce

n (? 2 erc Études Celt. xxiii 49 ) f. a reptile of some kind, lizard (?): e.¤ sléibhe viper (?): rug an bhen ... | da eirc ṡléibhi ┐ énmac, Ériu v 82.4 . is amhlaidh dobhádar an dá earc sin ┐ earc [arc v.l.] in gach láimh don leanb sin dibh, 80.31 (cf. dá athair nimhe ar fud mo chuirp, 80.16 ). ba torrach an peist ... go haimsir a mbreithi dona hanmannuibh ┐ iad ag a cognam ┐ ag a sgoltad ga mbreith mur bhis toirrces na herci slebhe, Aisl. Tond. 129 z . 104.6 . toirrcheas na heirce, Dánta Gr. 69.23 .

e.¤ luachra lizard, eft: an earc luachra, Levit. xi 30 . da ndearna an airc luachra créacht ar neach, TSh. 7187 . g s. airce luachra, 7188 .