abobra

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduction of abóbora.

Noun[edit]

abobra f (plural abobras)

  1. Alternative form of abóbora

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hispanic Medieval Latin apopores, apoperes, of unknown origin[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈbobɾa/, [aˈβoβɾa]

Noun[edit]

abobra f (plural abobras)

  1. pumpkin, squash (any vegetable belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1991) The reflexes of the Proto-Indo-European laryngeals in Latin (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 2), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 33