patesca

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

patesca f (plural patescas)

  1. (nautical) a type of simple pulley system

Noun[edit]

patesca m (plural patescas)

  1. (nautical jargon, dated) seadog (an experienced seaman)
    Synonym: lobo do mar

Adjective[edit]

patesca m or f (plural patescas, comparable)

  1. (of a pulley system) having a single wheel
  2. (nautical jargon, dated) experienced in seafaring, or characteristic of advanced seamanship; salty