holocausto

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See also: Holocausto

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

holocaustō

  1. dative/ablative singular of holocaustum

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

holocausto m (plural holocaustos)

  1. holocaust (sacrifice to a god)
  2. holocaust (annihilation of a group of animals or people)
    Synonyms: genocídio, extermínio
  3. holocaust (state-sponsored mass murder of an ethnic group)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin holocaustum, from Ancient Greek ὁλόκαυστος (holókaustos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oloˈkausto/, [o.loˈkau̯s.t̪o]

Noun[edit]

holocausto m (plural holocaustos)

  1. holocaust
  2. (archaic, biblical) A burnt offering

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