gusano

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Latin cossus (with an additional suffix), according to the Diccionario de la lengua española of 1884, but this is highly unlikely.[1] Possibly of pre-Roman origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡuˈsano/, [ɡu.ˈsa.no]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ano

Noun[edit]

gusano m (plural gusanos)

  1. worm
    Synonym: lombriz
    gusano de sedasilkworm
  2. insect larva, such as a grub, caterpillar, or maggot
    Synonyms: larva, oruga
  3. (Chicano, derogatory) Hispanicized Mexican
  4. (Cuba, derogatory) Cuban reactionary or counter-revolutionary

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