verdura

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See also: Verdura and verdură

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

verde +‎ -ura.

Noun[edit]

verdura f (plural verdures)

  1. vegetable
  2. green, greenness

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

verd +‎ -ura, or from Old Occitan verdura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verdura f (plural verdures)

  1. vegetable

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Galician[edit]

Praza da Verdura, Pontevedra, ancient place of a greens market

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1300. From verde (green) +‎ -ura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verdura f (plural verduras)

  1. greenness; greenery; verdure
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Archivum, page 191:
      Et diz Jeronymo que ẽno tẽpo do emperador Teodosio que verde era ajnda esta aruore, et despoys que se secou, et pero que perdera a verdura, que bõo era o fuste del pera moytas cousas de [meeziñas].
      And Jerome says that in times of emperor Theodosius this tree was still green, and that it later dried up, and that even if it had lost its verdure, its wood was good for many medicinal things
    Synonym: verdor
  2. (countable or uncountable) greens; vegetable, especially a leafy vegetable
    Synonym: verza

References[edit]

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

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

verde +‎ -ura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verdura f (plural verdure)

  1. vegetable(s)

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vert +‎ -ura.

Noun[edit]

verdura f (oblique plural verduras, nominative singular verdura, nominative plural verduras)

  1. greenery; plant life

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Verde (green) +‎ -ura (-ness), from Old Portuguese verde, from Latin viridis (green).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verdura f (plural verduras)

  1. vegetable (a plant raised for some edible part of it, excluding any plant considered to be a fruit, grain, or spice in the culinary sense)
  2. (uncountable) greenness (state or quality of being green)
  3. (uncountable) unripeness (state or quality of being unripe)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish verdura, from verde (green). Analytically from verde (green) +‎ -ura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verdura f (plural verduras)

  1. vegetable
  2. greenness, verdancy

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