trabuco

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See also: trabucó

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan trabuc (catapult).

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Noun[edit]

trabuco m (plural trabucos)

  1. trebuchet
    • 1460, J. A. Souto Cabo (ed.), Crónica de Santa María de Íria. Santiago: Ediciós do Castro, page 102:
      Et os da eglleia fazian moyto mal cõ huũ trabuquo cõ que tirauã de çima da eglleia: lançaua a pedra fasta a Rrua do Camjño.
      And the ones in the church were causing a lot of damage with a trabuchet with which they shoot from the church's top: it was throwing the stones till the Rúa do Camiño street
  2. a kind of blunderbuss
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Galician trabuto (tax).

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Noun[edit]

trabuco m (plural trabucos)

  1. (familiar) tax
    Synonym: tributo
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References[edit]

  • trabuque” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • trabuquo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • trabuco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • trabuco” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • trabuco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Provençal trabuc, from Latin trabs (tree trunk, timber, beam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trabuco m (plural trabucos)

  1. trebuchet
  2. a kind of blunderbuss
  3. (derogatory) an ugly woman

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

trabuco m (plural trabucos)

  1. blunderbuss