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cravo

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese cravo, from Latin clāvus (nail), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂us (nail; pin).

NounEdit

cravo m (plural cravos)

  1. horseshoe nail
  2. a type of nail used to crucify people
  3. carnation (a flower, Dianthus caryophyllus)
  4. clove (a tree, Eugenia aromatica)
  5. unexpanded buds of the clove tree, used as spice
  6. pimple (inflamed spot on the skin)
  7. (dermatology) clavus; corn (callous growth on the foot)
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VerbEdit

cravo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of cravar

Etymology 2Edit

From French clavier (keyboard), from Latin clāvis (key).

NounEdit

cravo m (plural cravos)

  1. harpsichord (keyboard instrument which produces sound by plucking the strings)
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