alcácer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese alcaçer, alcaçar, from Arabic اَلْقَصْر(al-qaṣr, the castle), probably from Latin castrum, and therefore a doublet of castro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcácer m (plural alcáceres)

  1. alcazar (Any moorish fortress in Spain)

Portuguese[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese alcaçer, alcaçar, from Arabic اَلْقَصْر(al-qaṣr, the castle), probably from Latin castrum, and therefore a doublet of castro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcácer m (plural alcáceres)

  1. alcazar (Moorish fortress in Spain)
  2. (by extension) palace

Derived terms[edit]