mensageiro

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EtymologyEdit

Mensagem (message) +‎ -eiro (-eer), from Old French message (message), from Late Latin missaticum, from Latin missum, the supine of mittō (I send), from Proto-Indo-European *meyth₂-, *mith₂- (to exchange, remove).

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NounEdit

mensageiro m (plural mensageiros, feminine mensageira, feminine plural mensageiras)

  1. messenger (one who brings messages)
  2. mailman (one who delivers and collects mail and packages)
  3. (figuratively) herald; harbinger

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Derived termsEdit

  • mensageiro químico

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Last modified on 18 September 2013, at 22:29