algodão

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Portuguese[edit]

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algodão

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic القُطُن(al-quṭun), variants of Arabic قُطْن(quṭn); see cotton for more. Doublet of cotão.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /aw.ɡoˈdɐ̃w̃/, [aʊ̯.ɡoˈdɐ̃ʊ̯̃]

  • (Caipira) IPA(key): [aɻɡoˈdɐ̃w̃]
  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃w̃
  • Hyphenation: al‧go‧dão

Noun[edit]

algodão m (plural algodões)

  1. cotton (plant)
  2. (uncountable) the fibre extracted from the plant
  3. (uncountable) the cloth made from the fibre