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Definitions and meaning of costal

costal

Etymology

From French costal, from Medieval Latin costalis, from Latin costa (rib).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkɑstl̩/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɒstl̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɒstəl

Adjective

costal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a rib.
  2. (biology) Pertaining to a costa
    1. (entomology) Pertaining to the costa and/or to the wing areas next to it

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • octals, tlacos

Galician

Etymology

Attested since the 13th century. From Latin costalis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kosˈtal/

Adjective

costal m or f (plural costals)

  1. costal

Noun

costal m (plural costais)

  1. (historical) sack used for carrying loads at the back
    • 1439, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. 2 vols. Vigo: Galaxia, page 419:
      Sisa das olas: Iten, ordenaron que qual quer persona que trouxer carga d'olas de fora parte a vender aa dita çidade, que page de cada carga d'olas, duas brancas e de un costal d'olas, hua branca, e do feixe das olas que trouxer en collo, un diñeyro, e de cada qántara, dous diñeiros
      Assize of the pots: Item, they ordered that any person who brings a load of pots from the outside for selling inside this city, that they shall pay two white coins for each load; and a white coin for a sack; and for the lot that they carry in their arms, a coin; an two coins for each amphora
    Synonym: saco
  2. flour sack
    Synonym: saco
  3. packthread; cord used to tie a skein
    Synonym: conda

Related terms

  • costa

References

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

Manx

Etymology

cost +‎ -al

Adjective

costal

  1. valuable, precious, sumptuous, costly

Derived terms

  • neuchostal

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kosˈtal/, [kosˈt̪al]

Adjective

costal (plural costales)

  1. (anatomy) costal

Derived terms

  • subcostal
  • intercostal

Related terms

  • costilla

Noun

costal m (plural costales)

  1. sack made of cheap materials, used to transport grain

Related terms

  • harina de otro costal

Further reading

  • “costal” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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