bessó

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See also: besso

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -o

Etymology 1[edit]

Of Unknown origin. Suggestions have included Proto-Indo-European *bekione (double, partner), Latin *bissōne (double), and a pre-Roman *bikione related to the Basque terms biki (twin), biko (pair), and bikun (double). Compare also Occitan besson.

Adjective[edit]

una cirera bessona
a conjoined cherry

bessó m (feminine bessona, masculine plural bessons, feminine plural bessones)

  1. twin
  2. (botany) Relating to conjoined fruits that are usually separate.
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bessó m (plural bessons, feminine bessona)

  1. twin

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from a semantic variation of ametlla bessona (conjoined almond).

Noun[edit]

bessó m (plural bessons)

  1. The meat of a nut; especially an almond.
  2. The meat of a fruit or vegetable.
  3. Bone marrow.
  4. The meat or essence of something.