eleofant

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Old Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French elefant, olifant, from Latin elephāns, from Ancient Greek ἐλέφᾱς (eléphās).

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Noun[edit]

eleofant m (plural eleofantes)

  1. elephant
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 67v.
      […] la enfermedat que dizen del eleofant que es engroſſamiéto de piernas.
      […] the disease they call of the elephant, which is the thickening of the legs.

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