cavaleiro

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caballārius (horseman).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.βa.ˈlej.ɾo/

Noun[edit]

cavaleiro m (plural cavaleiros)

  1. knight (mediaeval warrior)
  2. a noble ranked below an infançon and above an escudeiro

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Portuguese[edit]

cavaleiro

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cavaleiro, from Late Latin caballārius, corresponding to cavalo (horse) + -eiro (-eer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cavaleiro m (plural cavaleiros)

  1. knight (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages)
  2. horseman

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