The Alternative Catalan Dictionary: carabassa

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carabassa etymology From a Unknown Language, possibly non-Indo-European, qfa language. From the reconstructed term *carapaccia (or *calapaccia: compare Spanish calabaza and Portuguese cabaça), denoting the envelope or shell of certain plants and animals. See also clàpet. First attested in 1272. Alternative forms: carbassa pronunciation
  • (standard) /kə.ɾəˈβa.sə/
  • (Central Catalan) /kəɾˈβa.sə/
noun: {{ca-noun}}
  1. pumpkin
  2. (color) orange
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (color) orange
Synonyms: (orange color): taronja

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