What did these words originally mean?

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    The Latin word “picea” which describes the blackening of bread in the oven or the black ash that gathers at the bottom of the oven.

    The Italian word “pizzicare” meaning “to pluck” and refers to pizza being “plucked” quickly from the oven (“Pizzicare” was derived from an older Italian word "pizzo" meaning “point”).


    Sherbert may refer to:

    Sherbert v. Verner, a United States Supreme Court case involving the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution

    Sherbert (Pillow Pal), a Pillow Pal bear made by Ty, Inc.

    Sherbert, an alternate American spelling of an ice desert similar to sorbet.


    A backpack (also called rucksack, knapsack, packsack, pack, or Bergan) is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders, but there can be exceptions. Light weight types of backpacks are sometimes worn on only one shoulder strap.


    Yoghurt or yogurt is a dairy product produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. Fermentation of lactose produces lactic acid, which acts on milk protein to give yoghurt its texture and its characteristic tang.


    Dungaree may refer to:

    Dungarees, jeans made from denim or, in the United Kingdom, Bib and brace overalls.

    The United States Marines' name, during World War II, for their cotton working and tropical field uniform, equivalent to US Army fatigues.

    Dungaree, a Hindu goddess living on a Dungar, a moderate size hill or a small mountain.

    Dungaree, a type of onion


    Through genetic studies of tea plants the geographic origins of species is believed to be located around the point of confluence of the lands of northeast India, north Burma, southwest China and Tibet.


    Caravan or caravans may refer to:

    automobile Transport


    A stiletto is a short knife or dagger with a long slender blade of various designs primarily used as a stabbing weapon


    A bungalow is a type of house, with varying meanings across the world

    Bungalow has its origins way back in the 1670s, taken from the older Hindi bangla, meaning low, thatched house, then morphing into the Gujarati bangalo.


    The word 'anorak' comes from the Kalaallisut word anoraq. It did not appear in English until 1924; an early definition is "gay beaded item worn by Greenland women or brides in the 1930s".

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