almoço

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese almorço, from Latin admorsus or Vulgar Latin *admordium, in either case deriving from admordeō (I bite or gnaw at or into), or from morsus with the prefix al- added due to influence from Arabic. Compare Spanish almuerzo.

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Noun[edit]

almoço m (plural almoços)

  1. lunch (meal eaten at noon)

Usage notes[edit]

The plural is metaphonic in Portugal, but not in Brazil.

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Verb[edit]

almoço

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of almoçar