pássaro

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pássaro

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese passaro, from Vulgar Latin *passaru < Latin passer (sparrow), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *p(e)t-tro- (who flies, bird), from *peth₂- (to fly). Compare English passerine, Spanish pájaro, Romanian pasăre.

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pássaro m (plural pássaros)

  1. a male bird (animal), especially a small one
  2. passerine (any bird of the order Passeriformes)

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