caracol

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ca‧ra‧col

Noun[edit]

caracol (plural caracols)

  1. Alternative spelling of caracole

Verb[edit]

caracol (third-person singular simple present caracols, present participle caracolling, simple past and past participle caracolled)

  1. Alternative spelling of caracole

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

caracol m (plural caracoles)

  1. snail (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

caracol m (plural caracois)

  1. snail

Portuguese[edit]

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caracol

Etymology[edit]

From a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleare, Latin cochlea (snail), from Ancient Greek κοχλίας (kokhlías, spiral, snail shell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caracol m (plural caracóis)

  1. snail (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)
  2. a lock of curly hair

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleare, from Latin cochlea. See also cuchara.

Noun[edit]

caracol m (plural caracoles)

  1. snail