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n.1.Same as Grenade.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The house being large, and many in it, he did not care to go in, but called for a hand grenado, and threw it among them, which at first frightened them, but, when it burst, made such havoc among them that they cried out in a hideous manner.
Well, they all went away, and though the attempt was desperate, and such as none but madmen would have gone about, yet, to give them their due, they went about it as warily as boldly; they were gallantly armed, for they had every man a fusee or musket, a bayonet, and a pistol; some of them had broad cutlasses, some of them had hangers, and the boatswain and two more had poleaxes; besides all which they had among them thirteen hand grenadoes. Bolder fellows, and better provided, never went about any wicked work in the world.
Spanish, I can speak about five words; French, about two words; Portuguese, one word; Russian, one." When asked what he could say in Portuguese and Russian, he offered "grenado ...
HHHHTHE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES CERT 15 126 MINS SUBTITLEDOn January 4, 1952, Ernesto Guevara (Gael Garcia Bernal), the asthmatic 23year-old medical student son of a well to do Argentinean family, and his biochemist best friend, Alberto Grenado (Rodrigo de la Serna), set off from Buenos Aires on the latter's clapped out 1939 Norton 500 - aka The Mighty One - on a Kerouac style romantic idealist's road trip across South America.
In fact he sang it so often as a teenager he was nicknamed "Grenado".
Carlos Grenados Chaverri explains the cultural significance behind these differing approaches: