hilar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A macaronic blend of Latin hīlum (trifle) + -ar.

Adjective[edit]

hilar (comparative more hilar, superlative most hilar)

  1. Relating to or near a hilum.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin filāre < Latin filum. Compare Italian filare, French filer.

Verb[edit]

hilar (first-person singular present hilo, first-person singular preterite hilé, past participle hilado)

  1. to spin (as with thread)
  2. to string together, put together (words, to make coherent sentences)

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