calavera

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Etymology[edit]

Spanish calavera. Doublet of calvaria.

Noun[edit]

calavera (plural calaveras)

  1. sugar skull

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calavera f (plural calaveres)

  1. skull
  2. (masculine) libertine, playboy
    • 2004, Fany Tur Riera, "6 de maig de 1838. Assassinat a ses Feixes" in Eivissa, Institut d'Estudis Eivissencs, Número 41, p 38 (282):
      Tenia fama d'haver estat un calavera de fadrí.
      He had the reputation of having been a libertine bachelor.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin calvāria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kalaˈbeɾa/, [kalaˈβeɾa]

Noun[edit]

calavera f (plural calaveras)

  1. skull
  2. death's-head hawkmoth
  3. libertine, playboy, party animal
  4. (Mexico) taillight

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