couraça

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Portuguese[edit]

Um soldado com uma couraça.

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin coriacea (vestis), from coriaceus, from Latin corium. Compare French cuirasse, source of English cuirass.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ko(w).ˈɾa.sɐ/

Noun[edit]

couraça f (plural couraças)

  1. any piece of armour made of leather
  2. breastplate
  3. cuirass

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