spado

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin spadō, from Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

spado ‎(plural spadoes or spadones)

  1. (now rare) Someone who has been castrated; a eunuch or castrato.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, III.9:
      an impotency, or total privation thereof, prolongeth life; and they live longest in every kind that exercise it not at all. And this is true, not only in eunuchs by nature, but spadoes by art [...].

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English spade.

NounEdit

spado (plural spadi)

  1. spade

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