alcatraz

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic القطرس (al-qaṭrās', albatross).

Noun[edit]

alcatraz m (plural alcatrazes)

  1. any of several species of seabird
    1. gannet (seabird of the genus Morus)
    2. pelican (seabird of the family Pelecanidae)
    3. albatross (seabird of the family Diomedeidae)
  2. bonesetter (one who realigns broken or disjointed bones)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic القطرس (al-qaṭrās)

Noun[edit]

alcatraz m (plural alcatraces)

  1. gannet (bird)
  2. (botany) arum (Arum)
  3. lily
  4. (Mexico) calla lily