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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish [Term?], from Late Latin lūmināria (compare Galician lumieira, Catalan llumenera (oil lamp, luminary), French lumière (light), Romanian lumânare (candle)), plural of lūmināre (light, lamp, luminary), based on Latin lūmen (light). Doublet of the borrowing luminaria.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lumˈbɾeɾa/, [lũmˈbɾeɾa]
  • Rhymes: -eɾa

NounEdit

lumbrera f (plural lumbreras)

  1. genius, intelligent person
  2. louver
  3. luminary (all senses)
  4. (dated) lamp or other device for giving light
  5. (poetic, in the plural) eyes
  6. (nautical) porthole
  7. (often ironical) stupid, dumb, slow person

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