baço

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See also: baco, Baco, and bacò

Portuguese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese baço, of uncertain origin, possibly from a Vulgar Latin *hepatium, from Ancient Greek ἡπάτιον ‎(hēpátion), from ἧπαρ ‎(hêpar, liver). Alternatively from Latin badius. Compare Spanish bazo.

Noun[edit]

baço m (plural baços)

  1. spleen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin badius ‎(reddish-brown), from Proto-Indo-European *badyo- ‎(yellow; brown). Less likely from a Vulgar Latin *opacius, from opacus.

Adjective[edit]

baço m ‎(feminine singular baça, masculine plural baços, feminine plural baças, comparable)

  1. which has lost its lustre or shininess