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Abeneiro, amieiro, ameneiro ("black alder")

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *abenno- ("alder") +‎ -eiro which forms tree names; from Proto-Celtic *abū (river).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abeneiro m (plural abeneiros)

  1. black alder tree (Alnus glutinosa)
    Synonyms: ameneiro, amieiro

Usage notesEdit

Abeneiro or ameneiro is the usual name of the black alder in northwestern Galicia, while amieiro is the usual name in the south and the east.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bascuas, Edelmiro (2002). Estudios de hidronimia paleoeuropea gallega. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade, Servicio de Publicacións e Intercambio Científico. p. 257-259. →ISBN.