culler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cull +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

culler (plural cullers)

  1. One who picks or chooses.
    1. An inspector who selects wares suitable for market.
    2. One who kills animals to keep their numbers down.
      • 2014, David L. Katz, ‎James F. Jekel, Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health
        Outside the usual occupational groups at risk for such diseases (farmers, veterinarians, animal handlers, cullers), anyone with regular animal contact, such as pet owners and those who keep livestock species near their home, may be at risk.

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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 (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • culler” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • culler” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.