armado

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

armado (plural armados or armadoes)

  1. Obsolete form of armada (fleet of warships).
  2. (obsolete) A catfish of the genus Silurus.
    • 1774, Thomas Falkner, A Description of Patagonia, And The Adjoining Parts of South America
      The erizo, or water hedge-hog, is very like the armado, but not quite so large.
    • 1820, Samuel Hull Wilcocke, History & Description of the Republic of Buenos Ayres (page 481)
      The armado is a thick strong fish with a short body. It is about a foot in length, and generally weighs from four to six pounds. A small part of the belly is cartilaginous, except which the fish is covered with hard thick bone.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for armado in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese armado, from Latin armātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

armado (feminine armada, masculine plural armados, feminine plural armadas)

  1. armed
    1. equipped with, or involving the use of, weapons
    2. (of a weapon, trap or other dangerous device) prepared for use
  2. erect (standing straight)
    Dizem que os porcos-espinhos conseguem deixar seus espinhos armados.They say that porcupines can make their quills erect.
    Tenho tantos redemoinhos que meu cabelo está sempre armado.I have so many cowlicks that my hair is always sticking up.
  3. (of an event, game, etc.) staged, rigged (previously planned, thus not genuine)
    Acredito que essa briga foi armada.I believe that fight was staged.
    Synonym: combinado

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Participle[edit]

armado (feminine armada, masculine plural armados, feminine plural armadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of armar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin armātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɾˈmado/, [aɾˈma.ð̞o]

Adjective[edit]

armado (feminine armada, masculine plural armados, feminine plural armadas)

  1. armed

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Participle[edit]

armado (feminine armada, masculine plural armados, feminine plural armadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of armar

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish armado.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ar‧ma‧do
  • IPA(key): /ʔaɾˈmado/, [ʔɐɾˈma.do]

Adjective[edit]

armado

  1. armed; provided with weapons
    Synonyms: may-armas, sandatahan

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