pedaço

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Old Spanish[edit]

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From Latin pittacium ‎(label), from Ancient Greek πιττάκιον ‎(pittákion, ticket, receipt).

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pedaço m (plural pedaços)

  1. piece, fragment
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 56r.
      Et fallan la ſiempre en forma de redoma ¬ parece dentro en ella figura de ſanguſuela. ¬ ſi la quebrantan en cada pedaço fallá otro tal.
      And they always find it shaped like a vase, and inside it seems to have what looks like a leech, and if they break it, in each piece they find the same.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pedaço, from Latin pittacium, from Ancient Greek πιττάκιον ‎(pittákion). Compare Spanish pedazo.

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Noun[edit]

pedaço m (plural pedaços)

  1. piece
    Encontrei um pedaço de papel no quarto.
    I found a piece of paper in the room.
  2. (by extension) moment (of time)
  3. (colloquial) hottie (physically or sexually attractive person)

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