barricado

noun

bar·​ri·​ca·​do ˌber-ə-ˈkā-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce barricado (audio)
ˌba-rə-
plural barricadoes
archaic
barricado transitive verb archaic

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Middle French barricade barricade entry 2, with suffix conformed to -ado, Spanish equivalent of -ade frequently used in 16th-century English

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of barricado was in 1598

Dictionary Entries Near barricado

Cite this Entry

“Barricado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barricado. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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