queixada

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From Old Portuguese queixada (jaw), from queixo (chin), from Latin capseum, from capsa (box), from capiō (I capture, I seize, I take), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to take, seize, catch, grasp).

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queixada m f (plural queixadas)

  1. any animal of the Tayassuidae family (a wild pig family of the Americas)
  2. white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), a hog-like animal species found in Central and South America

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queixada m (plural queixadas)

  1. (anatomy) mandible, the lower jawbone

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