joelho

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese gẽollo, from Vulgar Latin *genuclum, syncopated from earlier *genuculum, variant of Late Latin geniculum, diminutive of Latin genū (knee), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu.

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Noun[edit]

joelho m (plural joelhos)

  1. (anatomy) knee