capela

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capela

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese capela ‎(chapel), from Late Latin cappella ‎(little cloak; chapel), diminutive of cappa ‎(cloak, cape). Cognate with Galician capela, Spanish capilla, Catalan capella, Occitan capèla, French chapelle, Italian cappella and Romanian capelă.

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NounEdit

capela f (plural capelas)

  1. (religion) chapel (small Christian place of worship)
  2. (chemistry) fume hood (a ventilated compartment in which chemical procedures may be undertaken)

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Compare Italian cappella

NounEdit

capela f (plural capele)

  1. error, mistake
  2. head (of a nail)
  3. glans penis
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