The term preserve it can come from different etymological roots and, therefore, have different meanings. That is why its meaning varies according to the context.
In order to know the meaning of the term preserve, it is necessary, first of all, to discover its etymological origin. In this case, we can state that it is a word that derives from Latin, specifically, it comes from “cautus”, which can be translated as “cautious” or “prudent”.
When coto derives from the Latin word captus, refers to a limited territory (or bounded). A huntingIn this sense, it is a specific space where the development of sport hunting is allowed. Rulers can establish a hunting ground in an area and, under certain requirements, authorize people to hunt certain species.
It is also called the preserve cairn or milestone that is placed with the aim of marking the division of a territory or a property. These preserves are usually made of stone to resist the inclemency of the weather.
Another use of preserve derived from Latin captus is linked to a limit, either physical or symbolic. If the president of a country states that your intention is “Put a stop” to layoffs, it will be indicating that it intends to protect job sources and prevent the unemployment rate from continuing to grow.
Coto, on the other hand, may have its origin in Quechua koto and refer to goiter: the inflammation that is registered in the thyroid gland.
Born in latin quotus, preserve is a rate or one convention; if it arises from cubĭtus, It is a linear measure which is equivalent to half a span.
On Argentina, Preserve is a famous supermarket chain that was born as a butcher shop. It has more than one hundred branches and has about 19,000 employees. The denomination of the chain derives from the surname of its founder: Alfredo Coto.
In addition, we can also point out the existence of a district that responds to the name of Coto Ríos. It is located in the municipality of Santiago-Pontones, which belongs to the province of Jaén (Spain) and is located within what is the well-known Sierra de Segura.
It is an enclave that, at present, basically lives off tourism since many people visit it to enjoy its beautiful natural surroundings and the peace and tranquility that exists in the area.
A town from Costa Rica, a parish of Portugal, a river of Spain, a species of monkey and a fish are also called a preserve.
In the same way, we cannot ignore that Coto is also the name of some famous person on television in Spain. We are referring specifically to Coto Matamoros, a very controversial small screen collaborator who had great success in the 1990s and then practically disappeared from the world of celebrity due to various personal and health problems.
To all the above, we can also add that there is a famous wine called El Coto. It belongs to the Rioja denomination of origin and has the peculiarity that it is made in an artisanal way. It has different varieties such as semi-sweet, white, pink or red.