GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese marmelo, from Latin melimelum (sweet apple), from Ancient Greek μελίμηλον (melímēlon), from μέλι (méli, honey) + μῆλον (mêlon, apple).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marmelo m (plural marmelos)

  1. quince (fruit)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

 
marmelo

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese marmelo, from Latin melimēlum (sweet apple), from Ancient Greek μελίμηλον (melímēlon), from μέλι (méli, honey) +‎ μῆλον (mêlon, apple). Compare Galician marmelo and Spanish membrillo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marmelo m (plural marmelos)

  1. quince (tree or fruit)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Hunsrik: Marmell

Further readingEdit