azeyte

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Ladino[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish azeyte, from Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic زَيْت (zayt).

Noun[edit]

azeyte f (Latin spelling)

  1. oil

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic زَيْت (zayt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

azeyte m (plural azeytes)

  1. oil
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 114r.
      Et ſo uirtut es que preſta al que ouiere poſtema. fregandola con el azeyte. et dandol abeuer. lo que ſallier del fregamiento.
      And its virtue is that it cures those with abscesses by washing it with oil and giving them to drink what results from the washing.

Descendants[edit]