sabugo

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Latin sabūcus, variant of sambūcus.

Noun[edit]

sabugo m (plural sabugos)

  1. (dated) elderberry; elder (shrub of the genus Sambucus)
    Synonyms: bieiteiro, sabugueiro
  2. kernel of the elderberry wood
  3. nailbed (area underneath the nail)
  4. the spongy substance inside horns
  5. in general, any soft medulla under a hard substance

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • sauugo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • sauugo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • sabugo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • sabugo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • sabugo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Latin sabūcus, variant of sambūcus. Compare Italian sambuco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabugo m (plural sabugos)

  1. elderberry; elder (shrub of the genus Sambucus)
    Synonym: sabugueiro
  2. elderberry (fruit of the elderberry shrub)
  3. corncob (core of an ear of corn)
  4. nailbed (area underneath the nail)
  5. the spongy substance inside horns