alcancía

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See also: alcancia

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Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic *الكنزية(al-kanzíyya), from Arabic كَنْز(kanz, treasure), from an Iranian language; compare Persian گنج(ganj) and Old Median *ganza-bara-.

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alcancía f (plural alcancías)

  1. cashbox
  2. collection (at a church)
  3. (Latin America, Philippines) piggy bank

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