encaroçado

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Encaroçar (to form pellets; to form growths) +‎ -ado (-ated), from caroço (hard seed; growth; undissolved pellet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

encaroçado m (feminine encaroçada, plural encaroçados, feminine plural encaroçadas; comparable)

  1. containing undissolved pellets
    Esta massa está muito encaroçada, melhor amassá-la mais.
    This dough has too many pellets, better knead it more.
  2. containing growths (abnormal masses, such as a tumours)
    O oncologista diagnosticou o cancro ao ver o seio encaroçado.
    The oncologist diagnosed the cancer when he saw the breast full of growths.

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

encaroçado

  1. Masculine singular past participle of encaroçar