caudilho

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish caudillo, from Old Spanish cabdiello, from Late Latin capitellum, based on Latin caput, capitis. Doublet of cabedelo and coudel.

Noun[edit]

caudilho m (plural caudilhos)

  1. (politics) caudillo (leader, military dictator)