passado

play
noun pas·sa·do \pə-ˈsä-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of passado

plural

passados

or

passadoes

archaic

  1. :  a thrust in fencing with one foot advanced

Origin and Etymology of passado

modification of Medieval French passade (from Old Italian passata) or Old Italian passata, from passare to pass, from Vulgar Latin


First Known Use: 1597


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