escolar

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From Spanish escolar, because of a resemblance of the rings around the eyes to a scholar's spectacles

Noun[edit]

escolar (plural escolars)

  1. Lepidocybium flavobrunneum.
    • 2013 February 20, Helen Thomson, News Focus: Meat Scandal: What's On Your Plate?, New Scientist, Volume 217, Issue 2904, page 7,
      And Oceana's study revealed that 94 per cent of “white tuna” was not tuna at all, but escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum). Consumption of more than 100 grams or so of this species causes severe diarrhoea.
  2. Any fish of species Ruvettus pretiosus, oilfish.
  3. Any of several other perciform fish of the family Gempylidae.

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin scholāris, from Latin schola.

Noun[edit]

escolar m, f (plural escolars)

  1. student; specifically someone who goes to school

Adjective[edit]

escolar (masculine and feminine plural escolars)

  1. scholar; school

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin scholāris, from Latin schola.

Adjective[edit]

escolar (plural escolares)

  1. scholar; school

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