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EtymologyEdit

From Iberian Vulgar Latin *musceliō (mussel), from Latin muscellus, from Latin musculus (muscle, mussel). Cognate of Portuguese mexilhão and of Spanish mejillón (mussel).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meʃiˈʎoŋ/, /miʃiˈʎoŋ/

NounEdit

mexillón m (plural mexillóns)

  1. mussel (shellfish)
    • 1328, Cesar Vaamonde Lores (ed.), Documentos Históricos. A Coruña: RAG, vol III, page 55, note 1:
      a miña casa do campo que he ena rua que chaman de Don Felipe e o canto da rua donde venden os mixilloes
      my house in the concourse in the street which they call of Don Felipe, by the side of the street where they sell the mussels

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