secretário

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Etymology 1[edit]

Feminine of secretário (secretary), from Medieval Latin sēcrētārius (secretary), from Latin sēcrētus, perfect passive participle of sēcernō (I separate; I part; I reject).

Noun[edit]

secretário m (plural secretários, feminine secretária, feminine plural secretárias)

  1. secretary (a person keeping records and handling clerical work)
  2. secretary (head of a department of government)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Arabic [script?] (saqr-et-tair, hunter bird).

Noun[edit]

secretário m (plural secretários)

  1. secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)
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