calça

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See also: calca and călca

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin calcea ‎(garment covering foot and leg), from Latin calceus ‎(shoe). Over time the meaning extended upward to include all of the body from the waist down, then contracted to cover only the area just below the waist.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Eastern Catalan) IPA(key): [ˈkaɫsə]
  • (Western Catalan) IPA(key): [ˈkaɫsa]

Noun[edit]

calça f ‎(plural calces)

  1. (archaic) A sock.
  2. Hose.
  3. (in the plural) Pantaloons; knickers.
  4. (in the plural) Panties.
  5. (agriculture) The outer bark of a cork oak that is put back on the tree after the cork has been harvested so as to help the tree to survive and produce more cork.

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Portuguese[edit]

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calça

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin calcea, from Latin calceus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calça f (plural calças)

  1. trousers, pants
  2. ring (on a mushroom)