alguacil

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الوزير ‎(alwazír), from Arabic وَزِير ‎(wazīr, minister). Compare visir.

Noun[edit]

alguacil m ‎(plural alguaciles)

  1. bailiff
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay) dragonfly, damselfly

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