calcanhar

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Portuguese[edit]

calcanhar

Etymology[edit]

From the now uncommon and mostly slang term calcanho (foot; heel), itself from Latin calcāneum (heel), whence also the learned borrowing calcâneo; less likely from a Vulgar Latin *calcaneāre. Appears as calcannar in Old Portuguese. Compare Spanish calcañar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calcanhar m (plural calcanhares)

  1. (anatomy) heel (part of the foot)

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