Co·​ro·​a·​do | \ ˌkȯrəˈwä(ˌ)dō \
plural Coroado or Coroados

Definition of Coroado

1 : bororo
2 : the Caingang people of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil

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History and Etymology for Coroado

Portuguese, literally, crowned one, from coroado (past participle of coroar to crown), from Latin coronatus, past participle of coronare to crown; from their crown-shaped hairdress

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“Coroado.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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