12 asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 10 years ago

Which of these words has Spanish origins? A. Pecadillo B. Scapegoat C. Lilliputian D. Persnickety?

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  • Tom S
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    The first one - pec·ca·dil·lo, a slight offense. Spanish pecadillo, diminutive of pecado sin, from Latin peccatum, from neuter of peccatus, past participle of peccare

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