today's Good word, "picaresque" put me in mind of another that originated in Spanish literature, "quixotic"..from good ol' Don Quixote...(Quixote/Quijote...due to the old confusion of x and j..like in "Mexico/Mejico")
"noble but impractical"
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I haven't treated it because the etymology is so shallow--Don Quixote. No other words have been derived from it. Let me look for a Spanish etymological dictionary and see if I can find something there.
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