bacalao

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bacalao

Noun[edit]

bacalao (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of bacalhau
    • 2003 September 5, A. LaBan, “Rooms With a View”, Chicago Reader:
      House specialties also include a spicy, salty bacalao, pollack stew in a red or white sauce [] .

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Basque bakailao, the same source that gave Old Dutch bakeljauw, variant of kabeljauw.

Cognate to Italian baccalà, Portuguese bacalhau, Catalan bacallà.

Noun[edit]

bacalao m (plural bacalaos)

  1. cod