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"Terrato" may be related to the Italian word ''sotterrato'', which means "buried", or perhaps it may be related to "terato" from the Greek ''teras'', meaning monster. It seems to have been used in place of "Midgardsormr" (a name [[Ted Woolsey]] would have caught) due to the hard eight-character limit affecting esper names in the SNES version of ''Final Fantasy VI''. {{Etym|Terra}}
 
"Terrato" may be related to the Italian word ''sotterrato'', which means "buried", or perhaps it may be related to "terato" from the Greek ''teras'', meaning monster. It seems to have been used in place of "Midgardsormr" (a name [[Ted Woolsey]] would have caught) due to the hard eight-character limit affecting esper names in the SNES version of ''Final Fantasy VI''. {{Etym|Terra}}
   
"Midgar Zolom" is discussed [[Midgar Zolom#Etymology|on its page]]; "Midgar Swarm" is likewise an artifact of the infamously low quality of the translation of the PS version of ''Final Fantasy Tactics'', with the translator not picking up on the mythological reference and interpreting {{j|ズオルム|zuorumu}} as "swarm".
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"Midgar Zolom" is discussed [[Midgar Zolom#Etymology|on its page]]; "Midgar Swarm" is likewise an artifact of the infamously low quality of the translation of the PS version of ''Final Fantasy Tactics'', with the translator not picking up on the mythological reference and interpreting {{j|ズオルム|zuorumu}} "swarm".
   
 
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