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EtymologyEdit

From Latin excurrere, present active infinitive of excurrō (whence English excursion), in this form probably a semi-learned term. Cf. also Portuguese, Old Spanish, and Asturian escorrer, Galician escorrentar.

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escurrir (first-person singular present escurro, first-person singular preterite escurrí, past participle escurrido)

  1. to drain, to strain
  2. to wring
    Escurrió la camisa y la tendió a secar ― She wrung out the shirt and hung it out to dry.
  3. to slip away, escape


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