ribeira

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ribeira, from Vulgar Latin *rīpāria (riverbank, seashore, river), from the feminine of Latin rīpārius (of a riverbank), from rīpa (river bank), from Proto-Indo-European *rei- (to scratch, tear, cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ribeira f (plural ribeiras)

  1. bank (of a river)
  2. watering, irrigation
  3. stream, rivulet
  4. (Brazil) stock breeding area

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