aceña

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See also: acena

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic [script needed] (assánya), from Arabic السَّانِيَة(as-sāniya, water scoop, water wheel), feminine singular active participle of سَنَا(sanā, to water, to shine, to draw water).

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Noun[edit]

aceña f (plural aceñas)

  1. water mill; flour mill
    Synonym: molino
  2. water wheel
    Synonym: azud
  3. (botany) bulrush, cattail (Typha latifolia)
    Synonyms: espadaña, gladio

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