silhueta

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French silhouette, from the name of Étienne de Silhouette, a French politician. His surname, in turn, comes from Basque zulueta (holes, caves).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

silhueta f (plural silhuetas)

  1. silhouette (representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color)