bocado

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese bocado, from boca (mouth) + -ado (-ed).

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Noun[edit]

bocado m (plural bocados)

  1. mouthful (amount that fits in a mouth)
    Synonym: naco
  2. delicacy (choice dish suggesting rarity and refinement)
    Synonyms: acepipe, iguaria, quitute
  3. portion, bit
    Tirei um bocado de bolo.I took a portion of cake.
  4. bit (a small amount of something)
    Esperei apenas bocado de tempo.I waited only for a bit of time.
  5. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) a large amount of something
    Um bocado de pessoas viu aquilo.A lot of people saw that.
    Esperei um bocado de tempo.I waited for a lot of time.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From boca. Compare French bouchée, Italian boccata, Romanian bucată.

Noun[edit]

bocado m (plural bocados)

  1. mouthful
  2. snack
  3. bit

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(diminutive bocadillo or bocadito)