latão

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Lata (can) +‎ -ão (forms augmentatives).

NounEdit

latão m (plural latões)

  1. augmentative form of lata
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French laton, from Arabic لاطون (lāṭūn, copper, copper alloy), from Turkish altın (gold), from Old Turkic altun (“gold”), from Proto-Turkic *altɨn.

NounEdit

latão m (uncountable)

  1. brass (alloy of copper and zinc)
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Derived termsEdit
  • latão almirantado
  • latão amarelo
  • latão vermelho
Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 12:19