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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese loureiro.

NounEdit

loureiro (countable and uncountable, plural loureiros)

  1. A grape variety cultivated in Spain and Portugal, used in the production of white wine.
    • 2018 March 8, Eric Asimov, “Bubbles, With Joy: Pétillant Naturel’s Triumphant Return”, in The New York Times[1]:
      The 2016 Phaunus Vinho Verde from Aphros in Portugal, made entirely of the loureiro grape, seemed to have the weight and depth of Champagne.
  2. A variety of white wine made from this grape.

GalicianEdit

 
Loureiro

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, corresponding to louro (laurel, laurel leaf) +‎ -eiro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loureiro m (plural loureiros)

  1. bay (Laurus nobilis)
    Synonyms: gamallo, louro
  2. bay leaf

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • loureyro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • loureyro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • loureiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • loureiro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • loureiro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese loureiro, corresponding to louro (laurel, laurel leaf) +‎ -eiro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

loureiro m (plural loureiros)

  1. bay (Laurus nobilis, a shrub of the Mediterranean)

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit