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EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic الوَزِير(alwazīr), from Arabic وَزِير(wazīr, minister). Compare visir.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /alɡwaˈθil/, [alɣwaˈθil]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /alɡwaˈsil/, [alɣwaˈsil]

NounEdit

alguacil m (plural alguaciles)

  1. bailiff
  2. (Argentina, Uruguay) dragonfly, damselfly
    Synonyms: libélula, aguacil

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