chusma

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

chusma f (plural chusmas)

  1. (collective) mob (unruly group of people)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Genovese ciüsma (from which Italian ciurma and Portuguese chusma descend), from Latin celeusma, from Ancient Greek κέλευσμα (kéleusma, rhythmic chant to exhort rowers in galleys), from κελεύω (keleúō, to order, to bid, to exhort).

Noun[edit]

chusma f (plural chusmas)

  1. (collective) mob (rude or vulgar group of people)