AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Venetian bailo (title of a Venetian ambassador), from Old Occitan baile, from Vulgar Latin *bāiulivus (castellan), from Latin bāiulus (porter; steward); reflecting in the sea-monster meaning a negative attitude towards Venetocracy in Albania.

NounEdit

bajloz m (indefinite plural bajlozë, definite singular bajlozi, definite plural bajlozët)

  1. (historical) ambassador, especially of Venice
  2. a sea monster in Albanian mythology that exacts requisitions

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