cueca

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cueca (plural cuecas)

  1. A family of musical styles from parts of South America
  2. Any of the dances associated with the cueca musical style

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cu (anus), from Latin culus. According to Reinaldo Pimenta, the element -eca derives from Ancient Greek οἶκος (oîkos, house), with regular change oi > e in Late Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cueca f (plural cuecas)

  1. (Brazil, Mozambique) male underpants; boxer or briefs
  2. (Portugal) underpants, including panties

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cueca f (plural cuecas)

  1. cueca