marfil

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عظم الفيل (‘aẓm al-fīl, elephant-bone), from عظم (‘aẓm, bone) + فيل (fīl, elephant).

Noun[edit]

marfil m (plural marfils)

  1. ivory

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Spanish almalfil, from Arabic عظم الفيل (‘aẓm al-fīl, elephant-bone), from عظم (‘aẓm, bone) + فيل (fīl, elephant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marfil m (plural marfiles)

  1. ivory

Derived terms[edit]