covardia

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From Old Portuguese covardia, from covarda, from Old French coart, cuard, from coe (tail) + -ard (pejorative agent noun); coe is in turn from Latin cauda. The reference seems to be to an animal “turning tail”, or having its tail between its legs, especially a dog.

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covardia f (uncountable)

  1. cowardice (the lack of courage)

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