camello

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *camellus, from Latin camelus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camello m (plural camellos)

  1. camel
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 3r. a.
      Tomo eleazar. x. camellos. / de la meioria de ſo ſénor. efue / arrama araim cibdat de na / cor.
      Eliezer took ten of his master's best camels and made for Aram-Naharaim to the city of Nahor.
    • Idem, f. 5v. b.
      E vinien de galaat / có ſos camellos cargados de / mercaduras e ẏuá a egipto
      And they came from Gilead with their camels bearing merchandise, and they were headed for Egypt.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish camello, from Vulgar Latin *camellus, from Latin camelus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos). More at camel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camello m (plural camellos)

  1. camel
  2. (informal) pusher (drug dealer)

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