melar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From mel (honey) +‎ -ar.

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melar (first-person singular present indicative melo, past participle melado)

  1. (transitive) to sweeten with honey
  2. (intransitive) to produce honey
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to cover with honey
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Etymology 2[edit]

From mela (blight) +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

melar (first-person singular present indicative melo, past participle melado)

  1. (intransitive) to wither, to dry up
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From miel (honey) +‎ -ar.

Adjective[edit]

melar (plural melares)

  1. honey sweet (said of fruit or sugarcane)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

melar (first-person singular present mielo, first-person singular preterite melé, past participle melado)

  1. (transitive) to fill (combs) with honey
  2. (intransitive) to boil (cane juice) for a second time, boil clear
  3. (intransitive) to fill the combs with honey
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  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.
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