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14:19 Jun 10, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Cuttlefishes
Achei no dicionário Chocos. É a melhor tradução?
Luana
Portuguese translation:Choco
Explanation:
1.
"cuttlefish // n. (pl. usu. same)
any marine cephalopod mollusc of the genera Sepia and Sepiola, having ten arms and ejecting a black fluid when threatened or pursued."
OUP

2.
"cuttle-fish.
1591 Percivall Sp. Dict., Xibia, a cuttle fish, sepia.
1615 Crooke Body of Man 24 So the Cuttle-fish..powreth forth a blacke humor, and in that clowd she escapeth.
1766 Smollett Trav. 166 The sepie or cuttle-fish, of which the people in this Country make delicate Ragout.
1873 Dawson Earth & Man iv. 69 The highest of the Mollusca, represented in our seas by the cuttle-fishes.
† b. Used allusively in reference to the animal’s habit of darkening the water when alarmed. Obs.
1555 Ridley Declar. Lord’s Supper Wks. (Parker Soc.) 36 They will not cease to go about to play the cuttles, and to cast their colours over them.
a1556 Cranmer Wks. I. 75 Note well here, reader, how the cuttle cometh in with his dark colours.
2. attrib. and Comb. (of cuttle and cuttle-fish), as cuttle shell, cuttle-bone; cuttle-fish tribe.
1802 Bingley Anim. Biog. (1813) III. 429 Of the sepia, or cuttle-fish tribe.
1812 J. Smyth Pract. Customs (1821) 80 Cuttle shells or bones, produced by the Sepia or Cuttle-Fish.
1889 Pall Mall G. 4 Dec. 2/2 To enter into a dispute..with such a cuttle-fish controversialist.
1891 R. Kipling City Dreadf. Nt. 18 Is he trying to run a motion through under cover of a cloud of words, essaying the well-known ‘cuttle-fish trick’ of the West?
OED

3.
"choco
2.
s. m.
(zool.) molusco cefalópode, da fam. dos Sepiídeos, frequente em Portugal.

(Do lat. cucullu-, «capa; capucho», através das formas *cuclu- e *cluccu-)"

PORTO

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naLulavcosta
nachoco ou choco vulgarRoberto da Costa
naChocoRocky


  

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1 hr
Choco


Explanation:
1.
"cuttlefish // n. (pl. usu. same)
any marine cephalopod mollusc of the genera Sepia and Sepiola, having ten arms and ejecting a black fluid when threatened or pursued."
OUP

2.
"cuttle-fish.
1591 Percivall Sp. Dict., Xibia, a cuttle fish, sepia.
1615 Crooke Body of Man 24 So the Cuttle-fish..powreth forth a blacke humor, and in that clowd she escapeth.
1766 Smollett Trav. 166 The sepie or cuttle-fish, of which the people in this Country make delicate Ragout.
1873 Dawson Earth & Man iv. 69 The highest of the Mollusca, represented in our seas by the cuttle-fishes.
† b. Used allusively in reference to the animal’s habit of darkening the water when alarmed. Obs.
1555 Ridley Declar. Lord’s Supper Wks. (Parker Soc.) 36 They will not cease to go about to play the cuttles, and to cast their colours over them.
a1556 Cranmer Wks. I. 75 Note well here, reader, how the cuttle cometh in with his dark colours.
2. attrib. and Comb. (of cuttle and cuttle-fish), as cuttle shell, cuttle-bone; cuttle-fish tribe.
1802 Bingley Anim. Biog. (1813) III. 429 Of the sepia, or cuttle-fish tribe.
1812 J. Smyth Pract. Customs (1821) 80 Cuttle shells or bones, produced by the Sepia or Cuttle-Fish.
1889 Pall Mall G. 4 Dec. 2/2 To enter into a dispute..with such a cuttle-fish controversialist.
1891 R. Kipling City Dreadf. Nt. 18 Is he trying to run a motion through under cover of a cloud of words, essaying the well-known ‘cuttle-fish trick’ of the West?
OED

3.
"choco
2.
s. m.
(zool.) molusco cefalópode, da fam. dos Sepiídeos, frequente em Portugal.

(Do lat. cucullu-, «capa; capucho», através das formas *cuclu- e *cluccu-)"

PORTO




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1 hr
choco ou choco vulgar


Explanation:
As duas expressões podem ser usadas.

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