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Spanish dish of rice, meat, fish, vegetables, cooked/served in a shallow pan. Catalan “paella”=pan < Latin “patella”=small pan.

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A merchant or tradesman. Spanish “mercador” < Catalan “mercadar” < Latin “mercator”=merchant < “mercari”=to buy.

A cosmetic used to darken and thicken eyelashes. Italian “maschera”=mask or perhaps Catalan “mascara”=soot.

Hotel in Spain, government owned. Catalan “parar”=to stop < Latin “parere”=to make ready or furnish.