lavandeira

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Galician[edit]

lavandeira

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Etymology[edit]

From lavandeiro (launderer, laundryman), from Late Latin lavandārius, from Latin lavāre (to wash).

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Noun[edit]

lavandeira f (plural lavandeiras)

  1. laundrywoman
  2. wagtail (Motacilla alba)
    Synonyms: alindadora, costureira, lavandisca, pastoriña, paxariña da neve

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lavandeiro (launderer), from Late Latin lavandārius, or from French lavandière. Compare also Spanish lavandera, Asturian llavandera.

Noun[edit]

lavandeira f (plural lavandeiras)

  1. laundrywoman
  2. wagtail (various small passerine birds)
  3. Leonurus sibiricus, plant from Lamiaceae
  4. Black-and-white monjita (Xolmis dominicanus) or White-rumped monjita (Xolmis velatus), South and Central American birds from Tyrannidae

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