atávico

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See also: atavico

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

atávico m (feminine singular atávica, masculine plural atávicos, feminine plural atávicas, comparable)

  1. (biology) atavistic (of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations)
    Synonym: atavístico
  2. atavistic (of a throwback)
    Synonym: atavístico
  3. atavistic (of the return of earlier, more primitive behaviour)
    Synonym: atavístico

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈtabiko/, [aˈt̪a.β̞i.ko]

Adjective[edit]

atávico (feminine atávica, masculine plural atávicos, feminine plural atávicas)

  1. atavistic
  2. ancestral
  3. age-old

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