zarza

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zarza

  1. genitive singular of zarz
  2. nominative dual of zarz
  3. accusative dual of zarz

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish sarza, itself from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, possibly Basque [Term?],. Alternatively, from Arabic شرا (plant with thorns), from ساراسا (to be evil, vicious).[1]

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Noun[edit]

zarza f (plural zarzas)

  1. blackberry bush
  2. bramble (thorny shrub)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots: Volume II (H - Z and Appendix)