[ spey-doh ]
/ ˈspeɪ doʊ /
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noun, plural spa·do·nes [spey-doh-neyz, spuh-]. /speɪˈdoʊ neɪz, spə-/.
Civil Law. an impotent person; someone unable to procreate.
a castrated man or animal.
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Origin of spado
1400–50; late Middle English <Latin spadō<Greek spádōn eunuch; akin to spân to tear off
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How to use spado in a sentence
I missed Spado at the muster this morning—did he quit the cave with you?The Castle of Andalusia|John O'Keeffe