freio

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From Old Portuguese frẽo, from Latin frēnum (harness; bit; curb), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold).

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freio m (plural freios)

  1. brake (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)
  2. (anatomy) frenulum
  3. bit (piece of metal placed in a horse's mouth and connected to reins to direct the animal)

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