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Catalan

From Arabic عَظْم اَلْفِيل (ʿaẓm al-fīl, elephant-bone), from عَظْم (ʿaẓm, bone) + فِيل (fīl, elephant).

Spanish

From Old Spanish almalfil, from Arabic عَظْم اَلْفِيل (ʿaẓm al-fīl, elephant-bone), from عَظْم (ʿaẓm, bone) + فِيل (fīl, elephant).