estrume

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From estro +‎ -ume.[1] Related to English strew.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estrume m (plural estrumes)

  1. (uncountable) Material used as bedding for animals.
    Synonyms: batume, esquilmo, louza, mulime, valume
  2. (uncountable) Discarded mixture of litter and manure, used as fertilizer.
    Synonym: esterco

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin strumen, alteration of strāmen (straw for bedding).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estrume m (uncountable)

  1. manure (excrement used as fertiliser)
    Synonym: esterco
    Hypernyms: adubo, dejeção, dejeto, excremento, fertilizante, fezes
    • 1959, Cristovam Pavia, “Requiem”, in 35 Poemas:
      O estrume da égua morta quando eu tinha seis anos / Gira transparente nesta brisa fria…
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Verb[edit]

estrume

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of estrumar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of estrumar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of estrumar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of estrumar