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Almoxarife - One more Arabic word to add to my list

As highschool students in Brazil, we learn from Portuguese grammar books and teachers that words with Arabic origins start with al- . So, words such as almofada (cushion) and alface (lettuce) are widely used as examples. I know all we need to do is to open a dictionary. But, it's very satisfying when we suspect and discover by ourselves the origin of a word. 😅 Well, almoxarife (warehouse keeper) is another Arabic-origin word that I have to add to my list. According to Michaelis Dictionary: ETIMOLOGIA ár al-mušrif, como esp almojarife.  And according to Aulete dictionary: [F.: Do ár. al-muxarif, 'nobre, honrado'; 'tesoureiro'.]

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