taboca

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /taˈbɔ.kɐ/, [taˈbɔ.kɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /tɐˈbɔ.kɐ/, [tɐˈβɔ.kɐ]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧bo‧ca

Noun[edit]

taboca f (plural tabocas)

  1. (Brazil) bamboo, or a particular species of it found in Brazil
    Synonyms: bambu, taquara
  2. (Northeastern Brazil) bamboo bud full of gunpowder that is used to craft rockets
  3. (Bahia) a kind of dry sweet
  4. (Brazil) a species of ant
  5. (Brazil) a small shop or stall
    Synonyms: venda, vendinha
  6. (Brazil) deceit, fraud
    Synonyms: engano, logro, decepção, fraude