monaguillo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From monacillo, which is from Late Latin monachellus, from late Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary).

Influenced from older mónago ("monk), itself from Late Latin monăchus.

Noun[edit]

monaguillo m (plural monaguillos)

  1. altar boy, acolyte

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