algodon

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish algodón.

Noun[edit]

algodón

  1. cotton

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic قُطْن ‎(quṭn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

algodon m (plural algodones)

  1. cotton
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 17r.
      Et los fiſicos daquella tierra queman este algodon ¬ fazen lo poluos ¬ meten los en los oios por q́ tuelle la lagrema ¬ toda la humidat que a en ellos.
      And physicians from that land burn this cotton and turn it into a dust they use on the eyes, because it removes tears and all the moisture from them.

Descendants[edit]