pacotilla

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paca (bale)

Noun[edit]

pacotilla f (plural pacotillas)

  1. free luggage of a sailor
  2. trash, junk, garbage (something of inferior quality)
  3. (Latin America) mob, rabble
    Synonyms: chusma, gentuza
  4. (El Salvador, Nicaragua) gang
    Synonym: pandilla

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: pacotille (borrowing)