Labrador

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Etymology[edit]

Eponym of Portuguese explorer João Fernandes Lavrador, from Portuguese lavrador(landholder, farmer), ultimately from Latin labor(work).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlæb.ɹə.dɔː(ɹ)/

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Labrador

  1. The mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, in Eastern Canada.
  2. (chiefly historical) The geographical region including Labrador in sense 1, as well as neighbouring regions of what is now the province of Quebec.
  3. An abbreviated form of the dog breed name Labrador retriever.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Labrador, from Portuguese Lavrador(João Fernandes Lavrador, Portuguese explorer).

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Labrador m

  1. Labrador (mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador)

Noun[edit]

Labrador m (plural Labradores)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of labrador

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Proper noun[edit]

Labrador m

  1. Labrador (mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador)