xardón

GalicianEdit

 
Monument to the poet Uxío Novoneyra: Abrairas, teixos, faias, xardois e reboleiras! ("Hazelnuts, yews, beeches, hollies and oaks!")

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Etymology 1Edit

From a substrate language and probably related to Spanish zarza.[1]

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NounEdit

xardón m (plural xardóns)

  1. (regional) holly (Ilex spp.)
    Synonym: acivro
  2. (regional) holm oak (Quercus ilex)
    Synonym: aciñeira
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Etymology 2Edit

Ultimatelly from Arabic حَرْذُون(ḥarḏūn); compare Portuguese sardão and Spanish fardacho.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

xardón m (plural xardóns)

  1. (regional) ocellated lizard (Timon lepidus)
    Synonym: lagarto arnal

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