rédea

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese redẽa, from Vulgar Latin *retina, from Classical Latin retineō (to retain).

Cognate with Galician renda, Spanish rienda, Catalan regna, French rêne, Italian redine and English rein.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rédea f (plural rédeas)

  1. rein (strap or rope used to control an animal)
  2. (figuratively) rein (command)