Zuchetto


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Zu`chet´to


n.1.(R. C. Ch.) A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
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Dessa forma, a alta prevalencia de criancas com sobrepeso e obesidade nessa populacao e justificada pela combinacao da perda da mobilidade, com fatores geneticos e ambientais, e nao somente pela ingestao alimentar excessiva (Coelho e colaboradores, 2009; Bronzeri e colaboradores, 2011; Zuchetto e Miranda, 2011).
Some wept when Benedict removed his zuchetto or white skullcap in a show of respect as Francis approached to embrace his predecessor.
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