baleia

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baleia (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese balẽa, from Latin bālaena, from Ancient Greek φάλαινα (phálaina), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (to inflate, blow, swell), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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Noun[edit]

baleia f (plural baleias)

  1. whale.

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