caldeira

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese caldeira. Doublet of chaudière.

Noun[edit]

caldeira f (plural caldeiras)

  1. caldera

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Galician[edit]

Caldeiras in the coat of arms of the Galician Puga family (implying the capacity of maintaining their supporters)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese caldeyra, from Late Latin caldāria (warm bath), from Latin caldus, from calidus (warm).

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Noun[edit]

caldeira f (plural caldeiras)

  1. large cauldron
    • 1375, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 380:
      et hua caldeyra et huum caldeyroon et huas greelas et huum speto de ferro et huum acetere et hua arameña et huas Gramalleyras et das outras perfeas de casa todos los bacios et escudelas et talladores et salseyros de fuste que ouuer na casa et hua mesa
      and a cauldron, and a bucket, and a grill, and a skewer of iron, and a jug, and a pot of cooper, and a trammel; and of the rest of domestic ware, every bucket, and bowl, and knives, and saucers of wood that are in the house, and a table
  2. boiler (device for heating circulating water)
  3. (volcanology) caldera (large crater)
  4. ditch

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References[edit]

  • caldeira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • caldeyra” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • caldeira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • caldeira” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • caldeira” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese caldeira, from Late Latin caldāria (warm bath), from Latin caldus, from calidus (warm).

Noun[edit]

caldeira f (plural caldeiras)

  1. boiler (device for heating circulating water)
  2. (volcanology) caldera (large crater)
  3. (nautical) small inlet or bay

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