floresta

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Portuguese[edit]

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floresta

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese foresta, furesta (forest) (influenced by flor (flower)), from Late Latin foresta (open wood).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /flu.ˈɾɛʃ.tɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /flo.ˈɾɛs.tɐ/, [fl̪ö.ˈɾɛs̻.t̪ə]
  • Hyphenation: flo‧res‧ta

Noun[edit]

floresta f (plural florestas)

  1. forest (dense collection of trees)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:floresta
    Meronym: árvore

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Verb[edit]

floresta

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of florestar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of florestar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish foresta, furesta (influenced by flor (flower)), from Late Latin foresta (open wood). Doublet of foresta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /floˈɾesta/, [floˈɾes.t̪a]
  • Hyphenation: flo‧res‧ta

Noun[edit]

floresta f (plural florestas)

  1. woodland, greenwood, dell, forest (dense collection of trees)
    Synonyms: bosque, selva, jungla
  2. collection or gathering of pleasant things

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