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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish caudillo, from Late Latin capitellum, based on Latin caput, capitis "head".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈdiː(j)oʊ/, /kaʊˈdiː(j)oʊ/

NounEdit

caudillo (plural caudillos)

  1. leader
  2. A military dictator, especially one ruling in Latin America.
    • 1994 October 14, Dallas Morning News:
      For, despite all the debunking and cynicism in this generation, there still are, amazingly, trusting people around who need to believe in great helmsmen, dear leaders, fuhrers, presidents-for-life, generalissimos and charismatic caudillos.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish caudillo; see there for more.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaw.di.jo/, /ko.di.jo/

NounEdit

caudillo m (plural caudillos)

  1. caudillo

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish cabdiello, from Late Latin capitellum, based on Latin caput, capitis.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /kauˈdiʎo/, [kau̯ˈðiʎo]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /kauˈdiɟ͡ʝo/, [kau̯ˈðiʝo]

NounEdit

caudillo m (plural caudillos)

  1. caudillo

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