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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish calabozo.

NounEdit

calabozo (plural calabozos)

  1. calaboose; prison

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Perhaps from Late Latin *calafodium, based on Latin fodiō (I dig, bury).

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NounEdit

calabozo m (plural calabozos)

  1. dungeon
  2. prison, jail; prison cell

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