carocha

GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly from a substrate language.[1] Compare carolo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carocha f (plural carochas)

  1. corn husk or shuck
    Synonyms: follato, poma
  2. a fragment of bread crust
    Synonym: codia
  3. scab
    Synonym: lastra
  4. top, head

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “caroncho, coroza, cresa, cucaracha”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

carocha f (plural carochas)

  1. cockroach (type of insect)
    Synonym: barata