esquirol

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See also: esquiròl

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin scuriolus, diminutive of scurius, variant of Latin sciurus.

Noun[edit]

esquirol m (plural esquirols)

  1. squirrel
  2. strikebreaker, scab (non-unionized worker hired to replace striking workers)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan esquirol. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esquirol m (plural esquiroles, feminine esquirola, feminine plural esquirolas)

  1. strikebreaker, scab (non-unionized worker hired to replace striking workers)

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