esterco

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese esterco, from Latin stercus, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)terḱ-o-. Cognate with Breton stroñk (excrements) and Welsh trwnc (urine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esterco m (plural estercos)

  1. dung, manure
    Synonyms: cuito, estrume

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • esterco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • sterc” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • esterco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • esterco” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • esterco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese esterco, from Latin stercus.

Noun[edit]

esterco m (plural estercos)

  1. dung, manure
    Synonym: estrume

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • esterco” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.