rebeco

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier rebezo (1475), robezo (1434), from Old Spanish ueko, from Late Latin hybicum, from Latin ibex; influenced by Old Spanish revesso ‘fiesty, untamed’.[1]

Adjective[edit]

rebeco m (feminine rebeca, masculine plural rebecos, feminine plural rebecas)

  1. chamois

Noun[edit]

rebeco m (plural rebecos)

  1. chamois (goat)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Etimología de rebeco ‘gamuza’ y de reveso ‘rebeco’ y ‘(pez) rémora’", Boletin de la Real Academia Española, 81 (2001), 223-53.