billarda

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Galician[edit]

playing billarda

Etymology[edit]

From billardo, from Old French billard (rod, staff), diminutive of Old French bille (log, tree trunk), probably ultimately from Proto-Celtic *belyos (tree), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (blossom, flower).

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Noun[edit]

billarda f (plural billardas)

  1. tipcat; a traditional Galician sport played with a stick and a rod pointed at both ends, the latter used as a ball
    Synonym: estornela

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