cabestro

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabestro (plural cabestros)

  1. A trained steer used in bullfighting.

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Latin capistrum (halter). Cognate with Portuguese cabresto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabestro m (plural cabestros)

  1. rope used to secure the load
    Synonyms: adival, liame, luria, sedeño, treixa, trelo
  2. halter
    Synonyms: trela, xácoma
  3. frenulum

References[edit]

  • cabestro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cabestro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cabestro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cabestro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Spanish[edit]

cabestro

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Latin capistrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabestro m (plural cabestros)

  1. halter, headcollar (animal's headgear)
  2. (bullfighting) leading bull

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