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mucho (Adjective) "much"
10th cent. Old Spanish muito, later muncho, mucho, much. From Latin multus 'id.' From Proto-Italic *molto- 'id.' Perhaps from a late Proto-Indo-European root *mol-to- 'id.' or perhaps of unknown origin.
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Romance
Asturian munchu, Portuguese muito, Galician moito, Catalan molt, French moult, Italian molto, Aromanian multu, Romanian mult