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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish chato, from Vulgar Latin plattus (flattened), from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús).

AdjectiveEdit

xato (feminine xata, masculine plural xatos, feminine plural xates)

  1. pug-nosed

GalicianEdit

 
Xato
 
Xato

EtymologyEdit

Probably onomatopoeic. Cognate with Spanish choto.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

xato m (plural xatos, feminine xata, feminine plural xatas)

  1. male calf
    Synonyms: becerro, cuxo
  2. bull
    Synonyms: almallo, colludo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. choto.