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barra f. (Noun) "bar"
13th cent. From Vulgar Latin *barra 'id.' Of unknown origin.
The word is the origin behind Barra, the name of villages in Galicia and Asturias. Also the origin of the surname de la Barra.
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian barra, Portuguese barra, Galician barra, Catalan barra, French barre, Italian barra, Romanian bară
Basque
Basque marra "line" (borrowed from Vulgar Latin)