pardal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pardalis, from Ancient Greek πάρδαλις ‎(párdalis), from an unattested Old Iranisn word (compare Persian پلنگ ‎(palang), Pashto پړانګ ‎(pṙâng).

Noun[edit]

pardal ‎(plural pardals)

  1. (obsolete) A pard; a panther or leopard.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.vi:
      Wyld beasts in yron yokes he would compell; / The spotted Panther, and the tusked Bore, / The Pardale swift, and the Tigre cruell [...].

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

pardal m ‎(plural pardais)

  1. house sparrow

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From pardo ‎(mottled, mulatto) + -al

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pardal m ‎(plural pardais, feminine pardoca, feminine plural pardocas, feminine pardaloca, feminine plural pardalocas)

  1. sparrow