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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish oruga, from Vulgar Latin urūca, from Latin ērūca, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer(s)-uk-eh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰers- (to bristle)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oˈɾuɡa/, [oˈɾuɣa]

NounEdit

oruga f (plural orugas)

  1. caterpillar (insect or vehicle)
  2. arugula (plant)

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