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EtymologyEdit

From açoute, from Arabic السَّوْط(as-sawṭ, the whip). Cognate with Galician azoute, Spanish azote, Sicilian zotta and Maltese sawt.

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açoite m (plural açoites)

  1. whip, crop, scourge, lash

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