piñata

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish piñata, from piña, from Latin pinea (pinecone), because its paper cover (on traditional making) resembles one.

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Noun[edit]

piñata (plural piñatas)

  1. See Spanish meaning.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From piña, from Latin pinea (pinecone), because its paper cover (on traditional making) resembles one.

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Noun[edit]

piñata f (plural piñatas)

  1. Doll filled with candy, that gets hit with a hammer or a stick during birthday parties (also Mexican Christmas celebrations) until the candy falls out.

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