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EnglishEdit

 padrão on Wikipedia
 
A padrão planted by Diogo Cão in Angola.

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese padrão, from pedra (stone) +‎ -ão.

NounEdit

padrão (plural padrões)

  1. (historical, Age of Discovery) stone pillar, usually with a cross, inscribed with the coat of arms of Portugal, placed as a land claim along the coasts of Africa and Asia by numerous Portuguese explorers

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin patrōnus (protector, patron). Cognate of patrão.

AdjectiveEdit

padrão (plural padrões, not comparable)

  1. standard
    o português padrãostandard Portuguese

NounEdit

padrão m (plural padrões)

  1. standard, model
  2. pattern
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Etymology 2Edit

From pedrão, from pedra (stone) +‎ -ão.

NounEdit

padrão m (plural padrões)

  1. (historical, Age of Discovery) padrão (pillar placed by Portuguese explorers)