parapeito

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From parar (to stop) + peito (chest) or from Italian parapetto, from parare (to shield) + petto (chest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parapeito m (plural parapeitos)

  1. parapet
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 104:
      Ela estava sentada no parapeito da janela do quarto [...]
      She was sitting on the parapet of the window of the room [...]