esporão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From espora +‎ -ão.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: es‧po‧rão

Noun[edit]

esporão m (plural esporões)

  1. spur
    1. (botany) outgrowth of tissue on plant organs
      Synonyms: espora, calcar
    2. (zoology) naturally growing spike of an animal
      Synonym: espora
  2. (medicine, zoology) any protuberance in a body
  3. (nautical) the salient part of a ship's bow