estrobo

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Late Latin strupus, from struppus (strap), from Ancient Greek στρόφος (stróphos, thong), from στρέφω (stréphō, to twist).[1]

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Noun[edit]

estrobo m (plural estrobos)

  1. strap, band, thong
    Synonym: corre
  2. strap which secures an oar to the thole

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “estrobo”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN}}