escorpion

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See also: escorpión

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

escorpion m (oblique plural escorpions, nominative singular escorpions, nominative plural escorpion)

  1. scorpion (animal)

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scorpionem, singular accusative of scorpio, from Ancient Greek σκορπίος (skorpíos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escorpion m (plural escorpiones)

  1. scorpion
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 23v. b.
      enbio el nr̃o ſeñor en el pueblo culuebros e eſcorpiones / a qui mordian los iudios los culuebros
      And our Lord sent among the people snakes and scorpions, and here the snakes bit the Jews.

Descendants[edit]