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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), from Gaulish caballos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavalo m

  1. horse

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
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cavalo (Equus ferus caballus)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cavalo, from Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), from Gaulish caballos. Cognate with Galician cabalo, Spanish caballo, Catalan cavall, Occitan caval, French cheval, Italian cavallo and Romanian cal.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavalo m (plural cavalos) f égua

  1. horse (mammal)
  2. (chess) knight
  3. (slang) heroin

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Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
           
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