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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish pólvora, from Old Catalan pólvora, from Latin pulvis, pulveris.

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NounEdit

pólvora f (plural pólvoras)

  1. gunpowder, powder

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Most likely a borrowing from Old Catalan pólvora (only first attested in Spanish around 1350[1]), from older pólvera, from Vulgar Latin *pŭlvĕra[2], from Latin pulvis, pulveris. Compare also Old Provençal polvera, poldra, porba, French poudre.

NounEdit

pólvora f (plural pólvoras)

  1. gunpowder

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