abrojo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of the Latin aperi oculos ‘open your eyes!’.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈbɾoxo/, [aˈβɾoxo]
  • Rhymes: -oxo

Noun[edit]

abrojo m (plural abrojos)

  1. (botany) thistle; thorn
  2. (weaponry) caltrop
  3. (plural, nautical) shoal
    Synonyms: escollo
  4. (plural, figuratively) hardships

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