volandeira

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volandeiras

Etymology[edit]

From volanda + -eira. Confer Portuguese bolandas and Spanish volandas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

volandeira f (plural volandeiras)

  1. vertical millstone used for the production of olive oil
  2. queen scallop (Aequipecten opercularis)

References[edit]

  • volandeira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • volandera” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>