madeixa

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Galician[edit]

madeixas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Latin mataxa, from Ancient Greek μέταξα (métaxa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

madeixa f (plural madeixas)

  1. skein (a quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel)
    Synonyms: cadeixa, mea, meada

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Latin mataxa, from Ancient Greek μέταξα (métaxa).

Noun[edit]

madeixa f (plural madeixas)

  1. lock (tuft or length of hair)

Synonyms[edit]