boa

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English[edit]

Boa constrictor

Etymology[edit]

Via Latin, mentioned by Pliny, but of Unknown ultimate origin.

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Noun[edit]

boa (plural boas)

  1. Any of a group of large American snakes, of the genus Boa, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico, and the chevalier boa of Peru.
  2. A type of scarf typically made from feathers.

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Adjective[edit]

boa (plural boaj, accusative singular boan, accusative plural boajn)

  1. Related by marriage (rarely used; bo- is usually a prefix).

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa

  1. boa (snake)

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

boa m (plural boas)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa m (invariable)

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

boa f (plural boe)

  1. buoy

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

boa

  1. A large snake native to Roman Italy.

Verb[edit]

boā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of boō

Polish[edit]

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boa m (indeclinable)

  1. boa (snake)

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese bõa, from Latin bona, feminine of bonus (good).

Adjective[edit]

boa

  1. feminine form of bom
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Noun[edit]

boa f (plural boas)

  1. an interesting story, joke or news

Interjection[edit]

boa!

  1. good one!

Etymology 2[edit]

From New Latin Boa, from Latin boa (large Italian snake species).

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boa f (plural boas)

  1. boa (any snake of the Boa genus)
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Spanish[edit]

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boa m (plural boas)

  1. boa (snake)

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boa c

  1. boa (snake)
  2. boa (scarf)

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