rótula

See also: rotula, rotulá, and ròtula

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

rótula f (plural rótulas)

  1. (anatomy) patella, kneecap

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rotula (small wheel).

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NounEdit

rótula f (plural rótulas)

  1. (anatomy, dated) kneecap
    Synonym: patela
  2. (regional, São Paulo, Bahia, South Brazil) roundabout
    Synonyms: rotatória (Brazil), rotunda (Portugal), balão (regional), queijinho (regional), círculo (regional)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin rotula. Doublet of rol.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rótula f (plural rótulas)

  1. (anatomy) kneecap, patella