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Etymology 1Edit

 
colher

From Old Portuguese cullar, collar, from Latin cochlear, cochleāris (spoon). The Old Portuguese word was influenced by Old French cuiller (French cuiller / cuillère), from the same Latin root. Cognate with Galician culler, French cuillère, Spanish cuchara, Catalan cullera. Confer with caracol (snail).

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NounEdit

colher f (plural colheres)

  1. spoon (eating utensil)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin colligere, present active infinitive of colligō (collect, gather). Cognate to Spanish coger. Compare also the borrowed doublet coligir.

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VerbEdit

colher (first-person singular present indicative colho, past participle colhido)

  1. to harvest, get, reap, gather
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