badalo

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Portuguese[edit]

badalo (1)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese badalo ‎(bell-clapper), from Vulgar Latin *bataclu < *batuaculum, from Latin battuō, battuere ‎(I beat, I clap). Cognate with Galician badalo, Spanish badajo, Catalan batall, French batail, Italian batacchio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

badalo m (plural badalos)

  1. clapper (of a bell)
  2. (Portugal, informal, by extension) tongue (human)
  3. (slang) penis