- Archaic a piece of meat, often fish or fowl, scored and broiled
Origin of carbonadoPort, carbonized a type of tough industrial diamond consisting of a dark, opaque mass of diamond particles, used for drilling and as a semiconductor
Origin of carbonadoSpanish carbonada ; from carbón, charcoal ; from Classical Latin carbo: see carbon
- to score and broil (meat)
- to cut gashes in; slash; hack
nounpl. car·bo·na·does or car·bo·na·dos
transitive verbcar·bo·na·doed, car·bo·na·do·ing, car·bo·na·dos
- To score and broil (fish, fowl, or meat).
- To slice or cut.
Origin of carbonadoFrom Spanish carbonada, from carbón, charcoal, from Latin carb&omacron;, carb&omacron;n-; see carbon.
Origin of carbonadoPortuguese, from carbone, carbon, from French; see carbon.
(third-person singular simple present carbonados, present participle carbonadoing, simple past and past participle carbonadoed)
Portuguese carbonado, carbonated