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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cāseus (cheese), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *kwat- (to ferment, become sour). Cognate with Old Leonese keso and Old Spanish queso.

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queijo m

  1. cheese

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queijo

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese queijo (cheese), from Latin cāseus (cheese), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *kwat- (to ferment, become sour). Cognate with Galician queixo, Spanish queso, Italian cacio, Romanian caș and English cheese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

queijo m (plural queijos)

  1. cheese (dairy product)

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