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Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capillum, accusative of capillus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kaˈbe.ʎo]
  • Hyphenation: ca‧bel‧lo

NounEdit

cabello m (plural cabellos)

  1. (usually in the plural, anatomy) hair
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 17r.
      Et a eſte nombre por que ſegund dize ptholomeo naſcen en aquella tierra en los arboles unas fructas en figuras de mugieres ¬ cuelgan por los cabellos.
      And it has this name because, according to Ptolemy, fruits in the shape of women grow on the trees of that land, and they hang by the hair.

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish cabello, from Latin capillus, capillum. Compare Galician cabelo, Portuguese cabelo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabello m (plural cabellos)

  1. hair (the mass of hairs on the head)
    Synonyms: pelo

Related termsEdit

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