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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

chefe

  1. Alternative form of chef

AdjectiveEdit

chefe

  1. Alternative form of chef

AdverbEdit

chefe

  1. Alternative form of chef

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chef, from Old French chief, from Latin caput (head), from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *káput (head). Compare Spanish jefe. Doublet of cabo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chefe m, f (plural chefes)

  1. chief, head, head man, boss
  2. chieftain
  3. (heraldry) chief
  4. (Brazil, colloquial, used in the vocative) A term of address for someone, typically a waiter

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