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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese bocado, from boca (mouth) + -ado (-ed).

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NounEdit

bocado m (plural bocados)

  1. mouthful (amount that fits in a mouth)
  2. delicacy (choice dish suggesting rarity and refinement)
  3. a somewhat large amount of something
    Um bocado de pessoas viu aquilo.
    A lot of people saw that.
    Esperei um bocado de tempo.
    I waited for a lot of time.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From boca. Compare French bouchée, Italian boccata, Romanian bucată.

NounEdit

bocado m (plural bocados)

  1. mouthful
  2. snack
  3. bit

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(diminutive bocadillo or bocadito)