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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 padrão‎ ― standard 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)