spado

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spadō, from Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

spado (plural spadoes or spadones)

  1. (now rare) Someone who has been castrated; a eunuch or castrato.
    • 1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, III.9:
      an impotency, or total privation thereof, prolongeth life; and they live longest in every kind that exercise it not at all. And this is true, not only in eunuchs by nature, but spadoes by art []

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspado/
  • Hyphenation: spa‧do
  • Rhymes: -ado

Noun[edit]

spado (accusative singular spadon, plural spadoj, accusative plural spadojn)

  1. rapier, epee

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English spade.

Noun[edit]

spado (plural spadi)

  1. spade

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σπάδων (spádōn).

Noun[edit]

spadō m (genitive spadōnis); third declension

  1. eunuch
  2. an impotent person

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative spadō spadōnēs
Genitive spadōnis spadōnum
Dative spadōnī spadōnibus
Accusative spadōnem spadōnēs
Ablative spadōne spadōnibus
Vocative spadō spadōnēs

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