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PortugueseEdit

 
cachorros

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish cachorro(cub), from Basque txakur, xakur(puppy).

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NounEdit

cachorro m (plural cachorros, feminine cachorra, feminine plural cachorras)

  1. puppy (a young dog)
  2. (Brazil) dog
  3. (cooking) hot dog

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Metathesis of Basque txakur, xakur(puppy); also loaned South Corsican ghjacaru(hound), Sardinian giagaru.

NounEdit

cachorro m ‎(plural cachorros)

  1. puppy
  2. cub (the young of certain other animals, generally mammals)

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Derived termsEdit

  • cachorro de lobo (wolf cub, wolfling)

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