escamot

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, perhaps from Old Catalan escabot, from Occitan escabel, from Latin scabellum (footstool).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

escamot m (plural escamots)

  1. small flock, herd
    Synonym: ramat
  2. (military, law enforcement) squad
    escamot d'execucióexecution squad
  3. (cycling) peloton

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “escamot” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.