cachorro

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Portuguese[edit]

cachorros

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish cachorro (cub), from Basque txakur, xakur (puppy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cachorro m (plural cachorros, feminine cachorra, feminine plural cachorras)

  1. puppy (a young dog)
  2. (Brazil) dog
  3. (cooking) hot dog

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Metathesis of Basque txakur, xakur (puppy); also loaned South Corsican ghjacaru (hound), Sardinian giagaru.

Noun[edit]

cachorro m (plural cachorros)

  1. puppy
  2. cub (the young of certain other animals, generally mammals)

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Derived terms[edit]

  • cachorro de lobo (wolf cub, wolfling)

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