PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Either from Old Portuguese varon, baron, from Late Latin baro, barōnem, presumably of Germanic origin, or from Latin varō, varōnem. Compare Spanish varón.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

varão (feminine singular varoa, masculine plural varões, feminine plural varoas, comparable)

  1. male

NounEdit

varão m (plural varões)

  1. male, man

Etymology 2Edit

From vara (stick) +‎ -ão.

NounEdit

varão m (plural varões)

  1. handrail, rail
  2. pole

Further readingEdit