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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ca‧ra‧col

NounEdit

caracol (plural caracols)

  1. Alternative spelling of caracole

VerbEdit

caracol (third-person singular simple present caracols, present participle caracolling, simple past and past participle caracolled)

  1. Alternative spelling of caracole

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleār, Latin cochlea (snail), from Ancient Greek κοχλίας (kokhlías, spiral, snail shell). Confer with cuyar (spoon). Alternatively, possibly of pre-Roman Indo-European origin.

NounEdit

caracol m (plural caracoles)

  1. snail (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleār, Latin cochlea (snail), from Ancient Greek κοχλίας (kokhlías, spiral, snail shell). Confer with culler (spoon). Alternatively, possibly of pre-Roman Indo-European origin.

NounEdit

caracol m (plural caracois)

  1. snail

SynonymsEdit

  1. cornacho, cornacha, sesillo, cosco

PortugueseEdit

 
caracol

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleār, Latin cochlea (snail), from Ancient Greek κοχλίας (kokhlías, spiral, snail shell). Confer with colher (spoon). Alternatively, possibly of pre-Roman Indo-European origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caracol m (plural caracóis)

  1. snail (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)
  2. curl (a lock of curly hair)
  3. (anatomy) cochlea (the complex, spirally coiled, tapered cavity of the inner ear)
    Synonym: cóclea

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly from a derivation of Vulgar Latin *cochleare, from Latin cochlea, from Ancient Greek κοχλίας (kokhlías, spiral, snail shell). See also cuchara. Alternatively, possibly of pre-Roman Indo-European origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caracol m (plural caracoles)

  1. snail
  2. (anatomy) cochlea

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: caracollo

Further readingEdit