xabon

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sāpōnem, accusative of sāpō, from Proto-Germanic *saipǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xabon m (plural xabones)

  1. soap
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 29v.
      […] Et es muy lezne amanera de la piedra del xabon.
      […] And it is very soft, like the stone of soap.

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