armadilha

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese armadilla, from Latin *armāticula, from armātus, from the verb armō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

armadilha f (plural armadilhas)

  1. trap (device designed to catch or kill animals)
  2. (figuratively) pitfall; trap

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