See also: Dragão

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dragão

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese dragon(dragon), from Latin dracō(dragon), from Ancient Greek δράκων(drákōn, dragon, serpent). Cognate with Galician dragón, Spanish dragón, Catalan drac, Occitan drac, French dragon, Italian dragone, Romanian drac and English drake.

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NounEdit

dragão m (plural dragões)

  1. dragon (mythic creature)
  2. (heraldry) dragon
  3. (military) dragoon (soldier who uses horses for mobility but fights dismounted)