agulla

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal agulha, from Vulgar Latin *acūcla(needle, root) < *acūcula, from Latin acus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-.

Noun[edit]

agulla f ‎(plural agulles)

  1. needle
  2. hand (of a clock)
  3. (rail transport) (UK) points, (US) switch

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese agulla, from Vulgar Latin *acūcla(needle, root) < *acūcula, from Latin acus.

Noun[edit]

agulla f ‎(plural agullas)

  1. needle (sewing)
  2. medical needle for a syringe
  3. hand of a watch or clock