caragol

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Alternative formsEdit

  • cargol (popular, non-standard spelling)

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

caragol m (plural caragols)

  1. snail

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