codo

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish cobdo, from Latin cubitus, from cubitum ‎(elbow).

Noun[edit]

codo m ‎(plural codos)

  1. (anatomy) elbow
  2. cubit (measure)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From codicia or codicioso, influenced by codo ‎(elbow), perhaps with an initially euphemistic intention.

Adjective[edit]

codo m ‎(feminine singular coda, masculine plural codos, feminine plural codas)

  1. (colloquial, Mexico) selfish, avaricious