gadoupa

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Galician[edit]

Cat's pouta or gadoupa

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps a composite of Germanic *ga- with another term.[1] Compare gaspeto, agasallar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gadoupa f (plural gadoupas)

  1. paw
    Synonym: pouta
  2. claw
  3. (figuratively) big, dull, clumsy hand

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. guadaña.