madroño

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mexican Spanish madroño.

Noun[edit]

madroño (plural madroños or madroño)

  1. Alternative form of madrone

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Spanish[edit]

madroño

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, perhaps from Basque mart- (blackberry; bramble), as in martotx (bramble), martsuts ~ martuza (blackberry). Basque also gave Aragonese martuel, Catalan maduixa (strawberry). Similar sense development in Galician amorogo, Portuguese morango (strawberry), both from amora (blackberry; bramble). Replaced now dialectal (a)borto, from Old Spanish alborco, from Latin arbutus. Compare Portuguese medronho.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈdɾoɲo/, [maˈðɾoɲo]

Noun[edit]

madroño m (plural madroños)

  1. strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo)
  2. Fruit of the strawberry tree

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