cirola

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Galician[edit]

Cirolas, abruños, ameixas, cereollos and fatóns

Etymology[edit]

Probably a late borrowing from Leonese; from Late Latin cēreŏla, an abbreviation of pruna cēreola ("wax-colored plums"), from the feminine of Latin cereolus; see cera.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cirola f (plural cirolas)

  1. plum (fruit)
    Synonyms: abruño, ameixa
  2. damson; a certain kind of plum
    Synonym: fatón

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “ciruela”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN