xato

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. pug-nosed

Galician[edit]

Xato

Etymology[edit]

Probably onomatopoeic. Cognate with Spanish choto.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. choto.