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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from Latin *robǔllus (little oak) or rather from Latin *repullus, from pullus (young animal). Cognate with Spanish rebollo.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rebolo m (plural rebolos)

  1. oak
    Synonym: carballo
  2. sapling
  3. log, a wooden cylinder
  4. rolling pin
    Synonym: rolo
  5. strickle
    Synonym: rapa
  6. (figuratively, derogatory) midget; a short fat person

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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