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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish lestar (vessel, container; beehive; ship, boat, vessel), possibly an Old Welsh [Term?] loanword. Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *lestr- (pot), regardless (compare Breton lestr, Welsh llestr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈl̠ʲasˠt̪ˠəɾˠ/

NounEdit

leastar m (genitive singular leastair, nominative plural leastair)

  1. vessel
    1. container for liquids
    2. cask, firkin
    3. (wash-)tub
    4. (nautical, of boat) punt, tub
    5. (figuratively) vessel (person as a container of qualities or feelings)
  2. squat, dumpy, person; person hard to move; latecomer

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