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EtymologyEdit

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *calappacu (compare Catalan calàpat ‘toad’).[1]

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NounEdit

galápago m ‎(plural galápagos)

  1. Any of several species of turtle.
  2. (Ecuador) giant tortoise

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joan Corominas, Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, vol. 2 (Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 1996), 620-623.