farelo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *farellum, from Latin far (spelt). Cognate with Portuguese farelo and Asturian fariellu.

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Noun[edit]

farelo m (plural farelos)

  1. bran (the broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain)
    Synonyms: relón

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References[edit]

  • farelo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • farelo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *farellum, from Latin far (spelt). Cognate with Galician farelo and Asturian fariellu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farelo m (plural farelos)

  1. (uncountable) bran (outside layer of a grain)
  2. (uncountable) crumbs (tiny pieces of baked food)
  3. an individual piece of crumb
  4. (figuratively) something insignificant

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