botín

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1495; from Occitan or Old Occitan botin[1][2], from Vulgar Latin *botinus, possibly borrowed from Gaulish boudi (victory, advantage, profit), from Proto-Celtic *boudi. Cognate with Catalan buti, Old French butin.

Noun[edit]

botín m (plural botines)

  1. booty, loot, haul
    Synonym: presa
  2. swag

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan (1961) , “botín”, in Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana [Brief etymological dictionary of the Spanish language] (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN, page 105
  2. ^ botín” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.