Spanish Inventions

Based on the clues, name these Spanish inventions and discoveries.
This list also includes inventions and discoveries made during the Golden Age of Al Andalus
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: December 2, 2020
First submittedOctober 10, 2020
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Clue
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Eric Clapton plays it
Guitar
The distillation / purification of this important liquor
Alcohol
Famous type of Spanish sailing ship
Galleon
First recorded use of these for medical testing
Animals
Large estate in Latin America
Hacienda
Replaced the Julian calendar; developed by Pedro Chacón
Gregorian Calendar
Valencian rice dish
Paella
Art movement co-founded by Pablo Picasso
Cubism
Dart, Mesoamericans also did it, but instead with different leaves
Cigarette
Type of irregular warfare
Guerrilla Warfare
Chemical element with symbols Pt
Platinum
Hard candy called sucker
Lollipop
What Yuri Gagarin wore
Spacesuit
"Hispanic sword" used in Ancient Rome
Gladius
The first electrical version of this mathematic object
Electronic Calculator
The world's first kind of these that are transacted internationally
World Currency
Strong understanding of many scientific disciplines, the modern version
Toxicology
Neuroscience, the scientific study of this system
Nervous System
The first modern version of this, written by Miguel de Cervantes
Modern Novel
Bottle-based improvised incendiary weapon
Molotov Cocktail
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Level 66
Oct 10, 2020
This is an amazing quiz, I really hope you'll make more of these quizzes for other countries. That being said, some of these inventions are either unclear or plain not true, even if they are listed under the Wikipedia page for "List of Spanish inventions and discoveries", which is what I presume you used to source this quiz. To make an example, eyeglasses are listed in the article, but even just going to the Wikipedia page for eyeglasses, History section, would tell you that there's evidence for some kind of visual aid being used by emperor Nero, while the first eyeglasses were made in northern Italy some time around 1290.

I might sound pedantic, but I really like this quiz idea and would love it even more if everything in this quiz was accurate.

By the way, I hope I don't sound rude, but some of the hints also kind of need rewriting in my opinion, like the one for cigarette or toxicology

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Level 66
Oct 11, 2020
Toxicology is the study of toxins and poisons, not the understanding of many disciplines. Do you mean "polymathism"?