xato

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish chato, from Vulgar Latin plattus (flattened), from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús).

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Adjective[edit]

xato (feminine xata, masculine plural xatos, feminine plural xates)

  1. curt, short
    Synonym: camús
  2. pug-nosed

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Galician[edit]

Xato
Xato

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1750 (jato). Probably onomatopoeic. Compare Spanish choto.[1]

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Noun[edit]

xato m (plural xatos, feminine xata, feminine plural xatas)

  1. male calf
    Synonyms: becerro, cucho, cuxo, pucho
  2. bull
    Synonyms: almallo, colludo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “choto”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN