See also: Colorado

English

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish colorado.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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colorado (plural colorados)

  1. A cigar of medium color and strength.
  2. A fish of the species Lutjanus colorado, the Colorado snapper.

Coordinate terms

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(cigar): claro, colorado claro, colorado maduro, double claro, double maduro, maduro, oscuro

Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese colorado, from colorar (to color). Cognate with Portuguese and Spanish colorado.

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Adjective

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colorado (feminine colorada, masculine plural colorados, feminine plural coloradas)

  1. red, reddish
    Synonyms: roxo, rubio, vermello
    Que calor! Teño a cara colorada?It is so hot! Is my face red?
  2. having color
    • c. 1295, R. Lorenzo, editor, La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla, Ourense: I.E.O.P.F, page 667:
      Et, desque o ouuerõ sacado, estaua o corpo tã yrto que se nõ dobraua a nenhũu cabo, et sua carne muy lĩpa et muy colorado, que semellaua viuo
      And, as soon as they took him out, the body was so stiff that it did not bend to any extent, and his flesh was very clean and colorful, to the point that he seemed alive

References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “colorado”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “colorad”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • colorado” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • colorado” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • colorado” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese colorado.

Adjective

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colorado (feminine colorada, masculine plural colorados, feminine plural coloradas)

  1. (Brazil) colored, red
    Synonym: colorido

Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adjective

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colorado (feminine colorada, masculine plural colorados, feminine plural coloradas)

  1. (Brazil, soccer) pertaining to, or related to Sport Club Internacional

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colorado m (plural colorados, feminine colorada, feminine plural coloradas)

  1. (Brazil, soccer) a player or supporter of Sport Club Internacional sports team

Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin colōrātus. By surface analysis, color +‎ -ado.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /koloˈɾado/ [ko.loˈɾa.ð̞o]
  • Rhymes: -ado
  • Syllabification: co‧lo‧ra‧do

Adjective

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colorado (feminine colorada, masculine plural colorados, feminine plural coloradas)

  1. colored
  2. red
    Synonym: rojo
  3. (obsolete) risqué, indecent
    Synonym: verde

Derived terms

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Participle

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colorado (feminine colorada, masculine plural colorados, feminine plural coloradas)

  1. past participle of colorar

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