bezerro

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Iberian *ibicirru. Cognate with Old Spanish bezerro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bezerro m

  1. calf (young cow or bull)

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Old Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Iberian *ibicirru. Compare Latin ībex and Portuguese bezerro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bezerro m (plural bezerros)

  1. calf
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 2r. a.
      e el fue alas bacas. e aduxo vn bezerro tierno. e lech. & mãteca.
      then he went where the cows were and brought back a young calf, some milk and curds.
    • Idem, f. 20v. b.
      e mato el señor del pueblo muchos por lo q̃ fizieron el bezerro q̃ fizo aron
      then the Lord killed many among the people for what they had done with the calf made by Aaron.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese bezerro, possibly from Iberian *ibicirru. Compare Latin ībex and Spanish becerro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bezerro m (plural bezerros, feminine bezerra, feminine plural bezerras)

  1. calf (young cow or bull)