padrão

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English[edit]

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A padrão planted by Diogo Cão in Angola.

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese padrão, from pedra (stone) +‎ -ão.

Noun[edit]

padrão (plural padrões)

  1. (historical, Age of Discovery) stone pillar, usually with a cross, inscribed with the coat of arms of Portugal, placed as a land claim along the coasts of Africa and Asia by numerous Portuguese explorers

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin patrōnus (protector, patron). Cognate of patrão.

Adjective[edit]

padrão (plural padrões, not comparable)

  1. standard
    o português padrãostandard Portuguese

Noun[edit]

padrão m (plural padrões)

  1. standard, model
  2. pattern
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Etymology 2[edit]

From pedrão, from pedra (stone) +‎ -ão.

Noun[edit]

padrão m (plural padrões)

  1. (historical, Age of Discovery) padrão (pillar placed by Portuguese explorers)