coronel

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

coronel (plural coronels)

  1. The head of a spear; a cronel.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Grose to this entry?)
  2. Obsolete form of colonel.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, A Vewe of the Present State of Ireland:
      Whereupon the said coronel did absolutely yield himself and the fort, with all therein, and craved only mercy, which it being not thought good to show them, both for danger of themselves, if being saved, they should afterwards join with the Irish, and also for terror to the Irish, who were much emboldened by those foreign succours, and also put in hope of more ere long;

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for coronel in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

coronel m (plural coronels)

  1. colonel

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

coronel m (plural coronels)

  1. (Jersey) colonel

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French coronel, from Italian colonnello (the officer of a small company of soldiers (column) that marched at the head of a regiment), from compagnia colonnella (little column company), from Latin columna (pillar), from columen, contraction culmen (a pillar, top, crown, summit), o-grade form from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (going around).

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Noun[edit]

coronel m (plural coronéis, feminine coronela, feminine plural coronelas)

  1. colonel (commissioned office in the armed services)
  2. (Brazil) a politician in rural areas

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French colonel, from Italian colonnello.

Noun[edit]

coronel m (plural coroneles)

  1. colonel