ampola

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See also: ampôla

Galician[edit]

bocha or ampola ("blister")

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ampulla. Compare Portuguese ampola and Spanish ampolla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ampola f (plural ampolas)

  1. blister
    • c1850, anonymous folk song:
      Fun hasta a vila descalzo
      e os pés enchín me d'ampolas;
      Levei calzóns emprestados
      e vin pra a casa en cirolas
      I went barefoot to town
      My feet I covered with blisters;
      I wore loaned trousers
      went back home in underpants
    Synonym: bocha
  2. pimple, pustule

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ampulla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ampola f (plural ampolas)

  1. ampoule (small, hermetically sealed vial containing vaccine)
  2. (anatomy) ampulla (dilated end of a duct)
  3. Alternative form of empola