hórreo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese orreo, from Latin horreum (storehouse; granary), from Ancient Greek ὡρεῖον (hōreîon).

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hórreo m (plural hórreos)

  1. a granary placed on top of pillars
    • 2011, Robert Skyler, Fragmentos Terra: S. S. H. U. T., Palibrio, page 19
      Pediu o apoio da artillería e ó mediodía o hórreo estoupou en anacos.
      He asked for artillery support and at noon the raised granary was blasted to bits.

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Spanish[edit]

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A rock hórreo (2) supported by columns on a sill, in Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin horreum.

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Noun[edit]

hórreo m (plural hórreos)

  1. granary (storehouse)
  2. An isolated, rectangular, wooden or rock building supported by columns, characteristic of the northwest of the Iberian peninsula and typically used to store grain or other agricultural produce.

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