spado

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spadō, from Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

spado (plural spadoes or spadones)

  1. (now rare) Someone who has been castrated; a eunuch or castrato.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, III.9:
      an impotency, or total privation thereof, prolongeth life; and they live longest in every kind that exercise it not at all. And this is true, not only in eunuchs by nature, but spadoes by art [...].

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English spade.

Noun[edit]

spado (plural spadi)

  1. spade

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

spadō m (genitive spadōnis); third declension

  1. eunuch
  2. an impotent person

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative spadō spadōnēs
genitive spadōnis spadōnum
dative spadōnī spadōnibus
accusative spadōnem spadōnēs
ablative spadōne spadōnibus
vocative spadō spadōnēs