anillo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ānellus (little ring), from ānulus, diminutive of ānus (ring).

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Noun[edit]

anillo m (plural anillos)

  1. ring
  2. (mycology) annulus

Usage notes[edit]

The difference between anillo and anilla: both translate as ring in English. anillo is for the jewellery, also the planetary ring, ring on a tree, bullfighting ring, building in a circular shape, geometrical ring, among others. anilla may refer to a curtain ring, ring on a shoe, a ring onto which to tie a rope, a ring put round a bird's foot for tracking (also known as anillo, a gymnastic ring, among others.

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