careixa

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since the 18th century. From a substrate Celtic language, from Proto-Celtic *carisia. Cognate with Portuguese careja and Spanish cresa.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

careixa f (plural careixas)

  1. maggot
    Synonym: sen
  2. (uncountable) fly maggots and eggs deposited in meat or food
    Synonym: sese

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