enxurrada

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

enxurro +‎ -ada; first element possibly from chorro (jet, flow) or jorro (to spout, gush).

Noun[edit]

enxurrada f (plural enxurradas)

  1. flash flood (sudden, rapid flood)
  2. (figuratively) flood (large number or quantity of something that appears suddenly)
    Synonym: dilúvio