leituga

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Galician[edit]

Leitugas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin lactūca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leituga f (plural leitugas)

  1. lettuce
  2. cat's ear (Hypochaeris radicata)
  3. prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola)

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese leituga, from Latin lactūca (lettuce, wolf's milk), from lac (milk).

Cognate with Galician leituga, Spanish lechuga, Catalan lletuga, French laitue, Italian lattuga and Romanian lăptucă.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /lɐj.ˈtu.ɣɐ/, /lej.ˈtu.ɣɐ/
  • Hyphenation: lei‧tu‧ga

Noun[edit]

leituga f (plural leitugas)

  1. cat's ear (Hypochaeris radicata); smooth cat's ear (Hypochaeris glabra)
  2. hare lettuce (Sonchus fruticosus and S. pinnatus)
  3. prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola)
  4. European umbrella milkwort (Tolpis barbata)

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