látego

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Gothic *𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍄𐌿𐌲 (*laittug, lead rope), from Proto-Germanic *laidtugą (compare Old English lāttēh (leading rein)), from *laidijaną (to lead) +‎ *tugą (cord, rope). Or perhaps from Basque latigoa, possibly via Spanish látigo.

Noun[edit]

látego m (plural látegos)

  1. whip, especially one consisting of a rope and a thong

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References[edit]

  • Graupera, Carlos (1972): Nuestra Lengua, Volume 1, p. 38