cogombro

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1300. From Old Portuguese, from Latin cucumis, cucumerem (cucumber).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [koˈɣombɾʊ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cogombro m (plural cogombros)

  1. cucumber (fruit)
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 179:
      Toma hũu cogonbro et encheo de sangue, et vay aa orta du andã os vijte jnfantes, et da cõ el ẽnos peytos a Gonçaluo Gonçaluez, a aquel que vees que tẽ o açor na mão
  2. cucumber plant

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cogonbro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cogombro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cogombro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cogombro, from Latin cucumis, cucumerem (cucumber).

Noun[edit]

cogombro m (plural cogombros)

  1. (obsolete) cucumber (the fruit of the cucumber plant, used as a vegetable)
    Synonym: pepino

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈɡombɾo/, [koˈɣ̞õm.bɾo]

Noun[edit]

cogombro m (plural cogombros)

  1. Alternative form of cohombro