varenga

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French warengue, from Old Norse vrong (rib of a sheep).[1][2] Cognate with French varangue.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

varenga f (plural varengas)

  1. (nautical) bilge (the rounded portion of a ship's hull)
  2. (nautical) rib

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivas Quintas, Eligio (2015). Dicionario etimolóxico da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Tórculo. →ISBN, s.v. varenga.
  2. ^ varangue” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).