caragol

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • cargol (popular, non-standard spelling)

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleār, Latin cochlea (snail), from Ancient Greek κοχλίας (kokhlías, spiral, snail shell). Confer with cullera (spoon). Alternatively, possibly of pre-Roman Indo-European origin.

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Noun[edit]

caragol m (plural caragols)

  1. snail

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