favelado

[ fah-vuh-lah-doh, fuh-vel-ah-; Portuguese fah-ve-lah-doo ]
/ ˌfɑ vəˈlɑ doʊ, fə vɛlˈɑ-; Portuguese ˌfɑ vɛˈlɑ dʊ /

noun, plural fa·ve·la·dos [fah-vuh-lah-dohz; Portuguese fah-ve-lah-doo s] /ˌfɑ vəˈlɑ doʊz; Portuguese ˌfɑ vɛˈlɑ dʊs/.

a person who lives in a favela.

Nearby words

  1. faux-naïf,
  2. fauxbourdon,
  3. fava bean,
  4. fave,
  5. favela,
  6. favella,
  7. favellidium,
  8. faveolate,
  9. faveolus,
  10. favicon

Origin of favelado

1960–65; < Brazilian Portuguese, equivalent to favel(a) favela + -adoLatin -ātus -ate1

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