colmena

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *culmēna, feminine of culmēnus, from Latin culmus. Alternatively of Celtic origin, from a root *kolmēnā, from kŏlmos ("straw"). Compare Portuguese colmeia.

Noun[edit]

colmena f (plural colmenas)

  1. beehive

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