pinata

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: piñata

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pinata (plural pinatas)

  1. (Latin American culture) A doll or other decorated container that is filled with candy and hit with a hammer or a stick by blindfolded children during birthday parties or other celebrations until the candy falls out.

Anagrams[edit]