furancho

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1539.[1] From furo (hole), furar (to pierce), and either a pejorative suffix or ancho (wide).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fuˈɾant͡ʃo̝̝/

Noun[edit]

furancho m (plural furanchos)

  1. a winery, run at a private residence by a producer, with license to sell wine and serve snacks and home-made cold meals
  2. (dated, derogatory) little and dirty tavern

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pensado, José Luis; Messner, Dieter, “furancho”, in Bachiller Olea: Vocabulos gallegos escuros: lo que quieren decir (Cadernos de Lingua: anexos; 7)‎[1], A Coruña: Real Academia Galega / Galaxia, 2003, →ISBN.