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)
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