férreo

See also: ferreo

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferreus (made of iron; like or pertaining to iron).

AdjectiveEdit

férreo m (feminine férrea plural férreos feminine plural férreas; comparable)

  1. Made of or containing the properties of iron.
  2. Persistent, being determined; tenacious.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferreus (made of iron; hard; rigid).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: fé‧rre‧o

AdjectiveEdit

férreo m (feminine férrea, masculine plural férreos, feminine plural férreas)

  1. Made of or containing the properties of iron.
  2. Persistent, being determined; tenacious.
  3. Powerful or hard.
  4. (archaeology) From the Iron Age.

Derived termsEdit

  • línea férrea
  • vía férrea
Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 17:52