xabre

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Old French sable,[1] from Late Latin sablum, a variant form of Latin sabulō, sabulōnem (sand).

Noun[edit]

xabre m (plural xabres)

  1. sand (collectively, as a material)
  2. compacted soil
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French jable,[2] from Late Latin gabulum, from Proto-Celtic *gablo- (fork).

Noun[edit]

xabre m (plural xabres)

  1. slot in which the edges of the barrel lids are fitted
  2. any other similar slot
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. parar.
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. jable.