bugallo

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Galician[edit]

cocos, carrabouxos, bugallos
Coco, carrabouxo, bugallo

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Celtic *bul(l)aka-, whence Old Irish bolach (swelling, blister), influenced by Latin galla.[1] Cognate with Portuguese bugalho

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Noun[edit]

bugallo m (plural bugallos)

  1. gall (chiefly the oak gall or oak apple)
  2. (figuratively) eyeball

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References[edit]

  • bugal” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • bugallo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • bugallo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • bugallo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. bugalla.