velam

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See also: vēlam and vēlām

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

velam f

  1. accusative singular of vela
    • AD 77–79, C. Plinius Secundus (aut.), K.F.T. Mayhoff (ed.), Naturalis Historia (1906), bk XXII, ch. lxxv:
      irionem inter fruges sesamae similem esse diximus et a graecis erysimon vocari, galli velam appellant.
      When treating of the cereals, we have already stated that the irio, which strongly resembles sesame, is also called “erysimon” by the Greeks: the Gauls give it the name of “vela.” ― translation from: J. Bostock and H.T. Riley, The Natural History (1855), bk XXII, ch. lxxv

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

velam

  1. third-person plural present indicative of velar