aguijón

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *aquīleō (genitive singular *aquīleōnis), from *aquīleus, vulgar variant of acūleus (prick, goad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɡiˈxon/, [a.ɣ̞iˈxõn]

Noun[edit]

aguijón m (plural aguijones)

  1. sting of an insect
  2. thorn of a plant
    Synonyms: espina, pincho, púa
  3. spur
    Synonym: espuela

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