Bolo etymology


Portuguese word bolo comes from Proto-Indo-European *beu

Etymology of bolo

Detailed word origin of bolo

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*beu Proto-Indo-European (ine)
bulla Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) a papal bull or other official document sealed with a bulla. (historical) a bulla: a protective (usually golden) amulet worn by upper-class Roman children. (Medieval Latin, historical) a round metallic seal certifying official medieval documents, particularly the golden imperial seal and the leaden papal one.. A bubble. A knob, boss, or stud, as on doors, shields, etc.. A [...]
bola Portuguese (pt) (slang) testicle. (sports) ball. Ball, sphere, round object. Fat person.
bolo Portuguese (pt) Cake.