garça

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Celtiberian *cárcia, from Proto-Celtic *korksā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garça f

  1. heron
Descendants[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

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garça (Ardea cinerea)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese garça, from Celtiberian *cárcia, from Proto-Celtic *korksā; akin to Welsh crychydd, Breton kerc'heiz.

Cognate with Galician garza, Mirandese garça, Asturian garza, Spanish garza and (possibly) Catalan garsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garça f (plural garças)

  1. heron (any of the long-legged, long-necked wading birds of the family Ardeidae)