torneio

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese torneyo, from Old Provençal tornei, from Latin tornō (I turn; I lathe).

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torneio m (plural torneios)

  1. (sports) tournament (series of games)
  2. (historical) joust (mock combat between two knights)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From tornear (to lathe), from torno (lathe), from Latin tornus (lathe).

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torneio m (plural torneios)

  1. the act of lathing
  2. the quality of an object which was lathed
  3. (figuratively) elegance; refinement
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