caudal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caudālis (having a tail).

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caudal (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Pertaining to the tail or posterior or hind part of a body.

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Noun[edit]

caudal (plural caudals)

  1. A caudal vertebra.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caudālis, from cauda. See also queue.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ko.dal/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

caudal (feminine singular caudale, masculine plural caudaux, feminine plural caudales)

  1. (anatomy) caudal

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Portuguese[edit]

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  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˌkawˈdaw/, [ˌkaʊ̯ˈdaʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˌkawˈdal/, [ˌkaʊ̯ˈðaɫ]

  • Hyphenation: cau‧dal
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caudālis (having a tail), from cauda (tail). Equivalent to cauda +‎ -al.

Adjective[edit]

caudal m or f (plural caudais, comparable)

  1. (zoology) caudal (of or relating to the tail)
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Noun[edit]

caudal f (plural caudais)

  1. caudal vertebra
    Synonym: vértebra caudal

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish caudal, from Latin capitālis (capital; deadly). See also the doublets cabedal and capital.

Noun[edit]

caudal m (plural caudais)

  1. torrent (heavy stream or flow)
    Synonym: torrente
  2. (hydrology) discharge (volume of water transported by a river in a certain amount of time)
    Synonyms: fluxo, vazão
  3. (figuratively) a great amount of volume of something
    Synonym: monte

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caudal m or f (plural caudais, comparable)

  1. torrential (flowing heavily)
    Synonyms: caudaloso, torrencial
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French caudale

Adjective[edit]

caudal m or n (feminine singular caudală, masculine plural caudali, feminine and neuter plural caudale)

  1. caudal

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kauˈdal/, [kau̯ˈð̞al]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish cabdal, from Latin capitālis. Doublet of capital. Cognate with English chattel, cattle and capital.

Noun[edit]

caudal m (plural caudales)

  1. flow
  2. volume
  3. funds
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caudālis.

Adjective[edit]

caudal (plural caudales)

  1. caudal (pertaining to the tail or posterior or hind part of a body)
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