alcana

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcana f (plural alcanas)

  1. alkanet (Alkanna tinctoria, a plant whose root is used as a red dye)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الحِنَّا(alḥínna), from Arabic حِنَّاء(ḥinnāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcana f (plural alcanas)

  1. privet
    Synonym: alheña

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