culler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cull +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

culler (plural cullers)

  1. One who picks or chooses; especially, an inspector who selects wares suitable for market.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

culler

From Old Portuguese cullar, collar, from Latin coclear, cocleāris (spoon). The Galician-Portuguese word was influenced by Old French cuiller (French cuiller / cuillère), from the same Latin root. Cognate with Portuguese colher.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

culler f (plural culleres)

  1. spoon
    • 1375, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica:
      It. huum marquo de prata en culleres que ten Steuayna.
      Item: a silver mark in spoons, in the possession of Stephanie [from an inventory]
  2. ladle
    • 1555, Hernán Núñez, Refranes o proverbios en Romance:
      Por o rabo da culler, sube o gato a a ola.
      By the handle of the ladle, the cat climbs to the pot
  3. tadpole (toad or frog larva)

References[edit]

  • culler” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • culler” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • culler” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.