bocal

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See also: boçal

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bocal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: bōˈ kəl, bō kalˈ
  • IPA(key): /ˈboʊkəl/, /boʊˈkæl/

Noun[edit]

bocal (plural bocals)

  1. A curved, tapered metal tube which connects the reed of several double reed woodwind instruments (such as the cor anglais, bassoon, and contrabassoon) to the rest of the instrument.
  2. A cylindrical glass vessel with a short wide neck.

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian boccale.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔ.kal/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bocal m (plural bocaux)

  1. jar
  2. (fish) bowl

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From boca +‎ -al.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bocal m (plural bocais)

  1. bit (metal in horse’s mouth)
    Synonyms: morso, bocado
  2. nozzle

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ bocal” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ bocal” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bocal n (plural bocaluri)

  1. Alternative form of pocal

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