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Is it really from Gaulish? My Latin dictionary derives it from Greek kaballe, pack horse.

Unsigned entry of 18:24, 2008 August 17
Most sources point to Gaulish, but some propose Greek. Thanks for the note – I’ve added some elaboration.
Nils von Barth (nbarth) (talk) 21:03, 28 September 2008 (UTC)


"in turn possibly a borrowing from a Balkan, Anatolian". There have not been horses in Italy, the Balkans, or Anatolia before c. 3000 BC, or roughly the assumed immigration of Indo-European speaking tribes.HJJHolm (talk) 07:31, 19 October 2014 (UTC)