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List of English words of Spanish origin
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List of English words of Spanish origin

This is a list of English language words of Spanish language origin.

This list is incomplete. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it.

alligator(from el lagarto, "the lizard")
bur·ro
cacique
cigarette
cannibal
canoe
canyon(from cañon)
chile
comrade
coyote
guerrilla
hacienda
hammock
hurricane
iguana
jaguar
llama
maize
marijuana
mesa
mosquito
mulatto(Originally Portuguese, from mulato)
Negro
patiopatio (yard)
peccary
plaza
PotatoOriginally Incan->Spanish 'Patata'.
Real estate'Real' here comes from 'royal'.
rodeo
savvy'saber'- To know.
siestaOriginally from Portuguese sesta,
tomato
vamoose(from vamos)

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