comboio

PortugueseEdit

 
comboio

EtymologyEdit

From French convoi,[1] from Old French convoier, another form of conveier, from Medieval Latin conviare (to accompany on the way), from Latin com- (together) + via (way).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

comboio m (plural comboios)

  1. (rail transport, Portugal) train (line of connected cars or carriages)
    Synonym: (Brazil) trem
  2. (nautical) convoy
  3. convoy (group of vehicles)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ comboio” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.