guirnalda

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Etymology[edit]

Metathetic form of guirlanda, from Old French garlande, garlaunde, gerlande, guerlande (compare French guirlande), from Frankish *wierlōn, *wieralōn, a frequentative form of Frankish wierōn (to adorn, bedeck), from *wiera (a gold thread), akin to Old High German wieren (to adorn), Old High German wiara (gold thread). More at wire.

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guirnalda f (plural guirnaldas)

  1. garland
  2. wreath
  3. worm (something helical, especially the thread of a screw)

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