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EtymologyEdit

From amarelo +‎ -ão (augmentative suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

amarelão m (feminine singular amarelona, masculine plural amarelões, feminine plural amarelonas, comparable)

  1. Augmentative of amarelo
  2. (slang) yellow; cowardly (lacking courage)

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NounEdit

amarelão m (plural amarelões, feminine amarelona, feminine plural amarelonas)

  1. (uncountable) ancylostomiasis (hookworm infection)
  2. (slang) chicken; coward

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