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EtymologyEdit

From estrume (litter; mixture of straw and other vegetables and manure) +‎ -eira.

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NounEdit

estrumeira m (plural estrumeiras)

  1. dunghill, heap of decayed litter of animal and vegetable origin used as fertilizer.
  2. place used for the production of fertilizer (compost) from the decayed remains of organic matter.
  3. (figuratively) an unclean or untidy place.
    Fillo! Tes a casa feita unha estrumeira!
    My son! The house is like a heap of litter (because of you)!

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ReferencesEdit

  • estrumeira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • estrumeira” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>