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parvo

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

parvo (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Parvovirus.
    • 1980, Business Week
      Inoculating a dog against parvo costs about $7 to $15 for the shot, depending on your area and choice of veterinarian.
    • 1995, Mike Harlowe, K-9 Bodyguards: Ill
      He will probably be next to a street cur that has parvo or rabies or distemper.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parvō

  1. dative masculine singular of parvus
  2. ablative masculine singular of parvus
  3. dative neuter singular of parvus
  4. ablative neuter singular of parvus

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parvulus, diminutive of parvus, from metathesized form of Proto-Indo-European *pau-ro, from *ph₁w- (few, small). Cognate with Galician parvo and Spanish parvo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parvo m (feminine parva plural parvos feminine plural parvas; comparable)

  1. foolish, stupid
    Como é que consegues ser tão parvo?
    How can you be so stupid?
  2. (anatomy) small
    veia safena parva
    small saphenous vein

NounEdit

parvo m (plural parvos, feminine parva, feminine plural parvas)

  1. a fool, an idiot