pelma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέλμα.

Noun[edit]

pelma (plural pelmata)

  1. (zoology) The undersurface of the foot.

Synonyms[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 pelma in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

pelma (present tense pelmar, past tense pelma, past participle pelma, passive infinitive pelmast, present participle pelmande, imperative pelm)

  1. Alternative spelling of pelme

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Cf. Ancient Greek πέλμα (pélma). Or a shortening of pelmazo, possibly from Latin pegma, from Ancient Greek πῆγμα (pêgma). Cf. also Romanian piemn, pielm.

Noun[edit]

pelma m or f (plural pelmas)

  1. (colloquial) bore

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