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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