abacero

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Andalusian Arabic صاحب الزاد(ṣāḥib az-zād, owner of the provisions). Or, from haba (broad bean), one of the provisions first sold at this store.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /abaˈθeɾo/, [aβaˈθeɾo]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /abaˈseɾo/, [aβaˈseɾo]

NounEdit

abacero m (plural abaceros, feminine abacera, feminine plural abaceras)

  1. grocer
    Synonym: abarrotero (Latin America)

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN