marfim

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese marfil, almafi, almafil, from Arabic عَظْم اَلْفِيل (ʿaẓm al-fīl, elephant-bone), from عَظْم (ʿaẓm, bone) + فِيل (fīl, elephant). Compare Galician, Spanish and Catalan marfil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marfim m (plural marfins)

  1. ivory (material)