chaga

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian ча́га (čága).

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chaga (uncountable)

  1. A fungus, Inonotus obliquus, found in over-the-counter medical and nutritional treatments and as an ingredient in herbal tea.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese chaga (sore), from Latin plaga (injury), from plango (strike), from Proto-Indo-European *plak-.

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Noun[edit]

chaga f (plural chagas)

  1. sore (injured, infected, inflamed, or diseased patch of skin)

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