embarcadero

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish embarcadero, from embarcar (to embark).[1]

Noun[edit]

embarcadero (plural embarcaderos)

  1. (rare)[1] A quay; a wharf.[1]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ‖embarcaˈdero” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From embarcar (to embark) +‎ -dero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /embarkaˈdeɾo/, [ẽmbarkaˈðeɾo]

Noun[edit]

embarcadero m (plural embarcaderos)

  1. embarcadero, jetty, pier, landing
    Synonyms: malecón, muelle

Descendants[edit]

  • English: embarcadero
  • French: embarcadère

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