abetouro

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Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese betouro (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from the same origin that Old French butor, from Vulgar Latin *butitaurus, from Latin būtiō (bittern) + taurus (bull), apparently because of its call.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /abeˈtowɾo/ [a.β̞eˈt̪ow.ɾʊ]
  • Rhymes: -owɾo
  • Hyphenation: a‧be‧tou‧ro

Noun

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abetouro m (plural abetouros)

  1. bittern (Botaurus stellaris)
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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “betouro”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “betouro”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • abetouro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese

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Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.beˈto(w).ɾu/ [a.beˈto(ʊ̯).ɾu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /a.beˈto(w).ɾo/ [a.beˈto(ʊ̯).ɾo]
 

  • Hyphenation: a‧be‧tou‧ro

Noun

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abetouro m (plural abetouros)

  1. bittern (bird of the family Ardeidae)