enxunlla

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1409. From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin axungia (axle grease). Cognate with Spanish enjundia.[1]

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Noun[edit]

enxunlla f (plural enxunllas)

  1. grease; poultry fat
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 125:
      Para esto ual enprasto feito de çumo da alosna et do apeo et de çera et de exulla de porco uello et pouco de vjno branco et ferua todo esto desuun con fariña triga
      For this is good a plaster made of wormwood juice, and of celery, and of wax, and of old pork grease, and some white wine, and let all this boil with wheat flour
  2. fat of the abdomen of the pig
    Synonym: unto

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. enjundia.