furão

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See also: fùráo

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese foron, from Late Latin fūrō, fūrōnis (thief), from Classical Latin fūr (thief), from Proto-Italic *fōr (thief), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰṓr (thief), which is derived from *bʰer- (to carry).

Cognate with Galician furón, Spanish hurón, Catalan fura, Occitan fura, French furet, English ferret and Italian furetto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furão m (plural furões)

  1. ferret
  2. meddler.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

furão

  1. Obsolete spelling of furam