canada

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese canada.

Noun[edit]

canada (plural canadas)

  1. (historical) A former liquid measure of four quartilhos, especially used for wine.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From cana +‎ -ada, from Latin canna. Compare Spanish cañada.

Noun[edit]

canada f (plural canadas)

  1. a blow with a cane
  2. a rural pathway or lane between fields

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cannata.

Noun[edit]

canada f (plural canadas)

  1. a former liquid measure of four quartilhos (pints) (especially relating to wine)