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Meaning of tarasca

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1st_ Fabulous animal, giant sawn with turtle shell and lion's head of huge jaws with which devastated the French region of Beaucaire, then named with the eponymous Tarascon ( Tarascon ); according to legend it was tamed by Santa Marta. The name comes from the Latin tractiare ("destroy" ). 2nd_ Female tarasco . 3o_ In lunfardo is money to be paid or distributed, and the origin is in tarascon, which also comes from the monster Tarasca by its large mouth, or perhaps in tarazar. In principle it was the "bite", the part of the stolen loot or the kite to be distributed.


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Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

In Colombia it means jeta, horn, snout or mouth of an animal, tooth, jaw.


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TARASCAN: In Costa Rica, big a person's mouth.


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In the Río de la Plata criminal argot (Argentina, Uruguay ) " tarascan " means money, ex-where you got the tarascan? = where you got the silver?


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