baesteiro

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *balistārius, from Latin ballistārius (crossbowman). Equivalent to baesta (crossbow) +‎ -eiro (-eer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ba.ɛs̺.ˈtej.ɾo/

NounEdit

baesteiro m (plural baesteiros, feminine baesteira, feminine plural baesteiras)

  1. crossbowman (someone (usually a soldier) equipped with a crossbow)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: besteiro