canhão

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canhão

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cannone (cannon), from Latin canna (reed, cane), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

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Noun[edit]

canhão m (plural canhões)

  1. cannon (artillery piece)
  2. (Brazil, slang) ugly woman, hag

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