mesa

See also: Mesa and mésá

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

First attested 1759, from Spanish mesa ‎(table), from Latin mēnsa.

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mesa ‎(plural mesas)

  1. Flat area of land or plateau higher than other land, with one or more clifflike edges
    A few more miles of hot sand and gravel and red stone brought us around a low mesa to the Little Colorado.
    • 2013 November 27, John Grotzinger, “The world of Mars [print version: International Herald Tribune Magazine, 2013, p. 36]”[1], The New York Times:
      Those multitoned buttes and mesas [of the Grand Canyon], and that incandescent sequence of colorful bands that make one of the natural wonders of the world so grand, can also be found over 100 million miles away [on Mars].

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnsa.

PronunciationEdit

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mesa f ‎(plural meses)

  1. table

ChamicuroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mesa.

NounEdit

mesa

  1. table

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnsa.

NounEdit

mesa f ‎(plural mesas)

  1. table
  2. all items set on a table for a meal
  3. board; directors of an organization

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mēsa

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌴𐍃𐌰

KitubaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mesa or Portuguese mesa.

NounEdit

mesa

  1. table

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

mesa f (4 declension)

  1. (Christianity) mass

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mesa m

  1. ram

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PortugueseEdit

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mesa

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mesa ‎(table), from Vulgar Latin mesa, from Latin mēnsa ‎(table).

Cognate with Galician mesa, Spanish mesa, French moise, Italian mensa and Romanian masă.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa f (plural mesas)

  1. table (item of furniture)
    José, põe a mesa, por favor.
    José, please set the table.
  2. table (used as a reference)
    • 2015, Neil Gaiman, Os filhos de Anansi, Editora Intrinseca, ISBN 9788580577006, page 6:
      Cumprimentou-as tocando a aba do chapéu — pois ele usava chapéu, um fedora verde imaculado, além de luvas cor de lima —, e em seguida caminhou até a mesa onde estavam as mulheres, que deram risada.
  3. meal, food
    Portugal tem boa mesa e bom vinho.
    Portugal has good food and good wine.
  4. (geography) mesa
  5. board (a committee)

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:mesa.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnsa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa f ‎(plural mesas)

  1. table
  2. mesa

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mesa ‎(table).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa

  1. table

SynonymsEdit

  • la mesa: often used interchangeably with mesa
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