colher

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Etymology 1[edit]

colher

From Old Portuguese cullar, collar, from cochlear, cochleāris ‎(spoon). The Old Portuguese word was influenced by Old French cuiller (French cuiller / cuillère), from the same Latin root. Cognate with Galician culler, Spanish cuchara, Catalan cullera.

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Noun[edit]

colher f (plural colheres)

  1. spoon (eating utensil)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin colligere, present active infinitive of colligō ‎(collect, gather).

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Verb[edit]

colher ‎(first-person singular present indicative colho, past participle colhido)

  1. to harvest, get, reap, gather
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