alacran

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See also: alacrán

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic عَقْرَب (ʿaqrab, scorpion).

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Noun[edit]

alacran m (plural alacranes)

  1. scorpion
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 105v.
      […] preſtal contra contra toda ferida de culuebra o de alacran. o de otra beſtia emponzonada.
      […] it serves against any injury made by a snake or a scorpion, or of any other venomous beast.

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