palestra

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

palestra (plural palestras or palestrae)

  1. Alternative form of palaestra

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for palestra in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Latin palaestra, from Ancient Greek παλαίστρα (palaístra, wrestling school).

Noun[edit]

palestra f (plural palestre)

  1. gym, gymnasium

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palaestra, from Ancient Greek παλαίστρα (palaístra, wrestling school).

Noun[edit]

palestra f (plural palestras)

  1. lecture (spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group)
  2. chat, talk (informal conversation)
  3. (historical) palaestra (public area in ancient Greece and Rome dedicated to the teaching and practice of wrestling and other sports)

Verb[edit]

palestra

  1. third-person singular present indicative of palestrar
  2. second-person singular imperative of palestrar

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

palestra f (plural palestras)

  1. (historical) palaestra