paço

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See also: paco, Paco, pacó, and pacò

Portuguese[edit]

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Paço dos Duques, Guimarães, Portugal

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese paaço (palace), from Latin palātium (palace), from Palātium (Palatine hill), possibly from Etruscan 𐌚𐌀𐌋𐌀𐌃 (falad, sky). Cognate with Galician pazo and Spanish pazo. Doublet of palácio, a borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

paço m (plural paços)

  1. palace (large residence where aristocrats usually live)
  2. palace (large and lavishly ornate residence)
  3. manor

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