coxinha

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

coxinha (plural coxinhas)

  1. A Brazilian food consisting of chopped or shredded chicken fried in dough, moulded into a shape resembling a chicken leg.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

coxa +‎ -inha

Noun[edit]

coxinha f (plural coxinhas)

  1. coxinha
  2. Diminutive of coxa

Noun[edit]

coxinha m f (plural coxinhas)

  1. (Brazil, neologism, pejorative, generally used by the Brazilian left) a politically reactionary or very conservative person

Adjective[edit]

coxinha m, f (plural coxinhas, comparable)

  1. (Brazil, neologism, pejorative, generally used by the Brazilian left) reactionary, very conservative