pavio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pu- (strike). Cognate with Latin paveō, pudeō, repudium, (poss.) tripudium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active paviō, present infinitive pavīre, perfect active pavīvī, supine pavitum

  1. I beat, strike

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References[edit]

  • pavio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pabilo.

Noun[edit]

pavio m (plural pavios)

  1. fuse (cord used to ignite a charge)
  2. wick (burning cord of a candle)

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