caçamba

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Kimbundu kisambu (big basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kɐˈsã.bɐ/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧çam‧ba

Noun[edit]

caçamba f (plural caçambas)

  1. (Brazil) skip (an open-topped rubbish bin)
  2. (Brazil) bed (platform of a lorry where the load is hauled)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “caçamba” in Antônio Houaiss, Mauro de Salles Villar, Francisco Manoel de Mello Franco, Dicionário Houaiss da Língua Portuguesa, 1a ed. Rio de Janeiro : Objetiva, 2001.