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EtymologyEdit

From a modification of Old Portuguese verrolho (influenced by ferro (iron)), from Vulgar Latin *verruculum, from Latin vericulum, diminutive of verū (dart). Compare development of Spanish cerrojo.

NounEdit

ferrolho m (plural ferrolhos)

  1. bolt (sliding pin or bar in a lock)

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