See also: receptaculo

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin receptāculum (receptacle).

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʁe.se.piˈta.ku.lu/ [he.se.piˈta.ku.lu], /ʁe.sepˈta.ku.lu/ [he.sepˈta.ku.lu]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /ʁe.se.piˈta.ku.lu/ [χe.se.piˈta.ku.lu], /ʁe.sepˈta.ku.lu/ [χe.sepˈta.ku.lu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ʁe.sepˈta.ku.lo/ [he.sepˈta.ku.lo], /ʁe.se.piˈta.ku.lo/ [he.se.piˈta.ku.lo]

  • Rhymes: -akulu
  • Hyphenation: re‧cep‧tá‧cu‧lo

Noun

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receptáculo m (plural receptáculos)

  1. Brazil spelling of recetáculo
  2. (European Portuguese form) Pre-reform spelling (until 1990) of recetáculo. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn't come into effect; may occur as a sporadic misspelling.

Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin receptāculum (receptacle), from receptō (to receive back or again, recover), frequentative of recipiō (to receive; hold back, reserve), from re- (back, again) + capiō (to hold).

Noun

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receptáculo m (plural receptáculos)

  1. receptacle
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Further reading

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