álamo

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See also: alamo, Alamo, and Álamo

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin. Possibly from Vandalic *alms, or an alteration of Latin alnus (alder).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: á‧la‧mo

Noun[edit]

álamo m (plural álamos)

  1. poplar (any of the trees in the genus Populus)
    Synonym: choupo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vandalic *alms (elm, elm-like trees), related to Old Norse almr (elm), from Proto-Germanic *elmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁élem (mountain elm).

Possibly influenced by Celtiberian: see also Asturian llamera; akin to Irish leamhán (elm), Welsh llwyf (elm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈalamo/ [ˈa.la.mo]
  • Rhymes: -alamo
  • Hyphenation: á‧la‧mo

Noun[edit]

álamo m (plural álamos)

  1. white poplar (tree and wood)
    Synonym: álamo blanco
    Coordinate term: chopo

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