baesteiro

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *balistārius, from Latin ballistārius ‎(crossbowman). Equivalent to baesta ‎(crossbow) +‎ -eiro ‎(-eer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.ɛs̺.ˈtej.ɾo/

Noun[edit]

baesteiro m ‎(plural baesteiros, feminine baesteira, feminine plural baesteiras)

  1. crossbowman (someone (usually a soldier) equipped with a crossbow)

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