biuora

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīperam, accusative of vīpera.

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Noun[edit]

biuora f (plural biuoras)

  1. snake, viper
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 11v.
      Et ningun oḿe non puede llegar o naſce aquel ryo por que ay muchas ſirpientes ¬ otras beſtias pozonadas de muchas maneras. ¬ alli ſon las biuoras que matan ſola miente dela uiſta.
      And no one can reach the place where that river has its source, for there are many snakes and many kinds of venomous beasts, and snakes that are able to kill with their sight.
    • Idem, f. 23r.
      […] Et aun a otra uertud q́ si la traen por la mordedura de la biuora, sana.
      And it has yet another virtue, that if they rub it over a snake bite, it heals.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

biuora f ‎(plural biuoras)

  1. Obsolete spelling of víbora