travesseiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese travesseyro, from Vulgar Latin traversarius, from Latin transversarius, from trānsversus.

Cognate with Galician traveseiro and Spanish travesero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɾɐ.vɨ.ˈsɐj.ɾu/, /tɾɐ.vɨ.ˈsej.ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: tra‧ves‧sei‧ro

Noun[edit]

travesseiro m (plural travesseiros)

  1. (chiefly Brazil) pillow
  2. (chiefly Portugal) bolster (a large pillow)

Synonyms[edit]