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docto

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

doctō

  1. dative masculine singular of doctus
  2. dative neuter singular of doctus
  3. ablative masculine singular of doctus
  4. ablative neuter singular of doctus

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin doctus, past participle of doceō (I teach, I instruct). Compare ducho.

AdjectiveEdit

docto m (feminine docta, masculine plural doctos, feminine plural doctas)

  1. learned, erudite
    • 1605, Miguel de Cervantes, El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha, Primera parte, Capítulo I
      Tuvo muchas veces competencia con el cura de su lugar —que era hombre docto, graduado en Cigüenza— sobre cuál había sido mejor caballero: Palmerín de Ingalaterra o Amadís de Gaula.
      Many an argument did he have with the curate of his village (a learned man, and a graduate of Sigüenza) as to which had been the better knight, Palmerin of England or Amadis of Gaul.