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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese louro (dark coloured), from Latin laurus (laurel). Cognate with Portuguese louro.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

louro m (feminine singular loura, masculine plural louros, feminine plural louras)

  1. dark blonde; blonde; golden
  2. black; dark brown; dark purple

NounEdit

louro m (plural louros, feminine loura, feminine plural louras)

  1. laurel tree
    • 1409, Pensado Tomé, José Luis (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria, page 109:
      Para esto val a manteiga mesturada con olio de louro
      For this is good the butter mixed with laurel oil
    Synonym: loureiro
  2. blonde person

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese louro, from Latin laurus (laurel).

NounEdit

louro m (plural louros, feminine loura, feminine plural louras)

  1. blond (fair haired person)
    Coordinate terms: moreno, ruivo
  2. blond (pale golden brown colour)
    Synonym: fulvo
  3. laurel (plant)
    Synonyms: lauro, loureiro
  4. laurel leaf, used as food

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:louro.

SynonymsEdit
  • (fair haired person): alemão (Santa Catarina, slang), galego (Northeast, slang), polaco (Paraná, slang)

AdjectiveEdit

louro m (feminine singular loura, masculine plural louros, feminine plural louras, comparable)

  1. blonde (having blonde hair)
  2. blonde (blonde coloured)
    Synonyms: fúlvido, fulvo

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:louro.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly Maori nori[1].

NounEdit

louro m (plural louros)

  1. parrot
    Synonym: papagaio

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:louro.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 21 May 2012, archived from the original on 27 May 2012