caramelo

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Portuguese[edit]

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caramelo

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin calamellus, diminutive of Latin calamus, or alternatively from Medieval Latin cannamellis (honey cane), probably from Latin canna + mellis, genitive of mel (honey). Another theory gives the Medieval Latin word an Arabic origin.

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Noun[edit]

caramelo m (plural caramelos)

  1. (uncountable) caramel (confection)
  2. candy made of caramel
  3. (generalisation) any candy

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese caramelo.

Noun[edit]

caramelo m (plural caramelos)

  1. candy
  2. (more specifically) caramel