alcántara

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Andalusian Arabic القنطرة ‎(al-qánṭara), from Arabic قَنْطَرَة ‎(qanṭara, bridge), from Ancient Greek κέντρον ‎(kéntron).

Noun[edit]

alcántara f ‎(plural alcántaras)

  1. wooden cover over a loom treadle to protect velvet
  2. (Cuba) water jug

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