argentine

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See also: Argentine

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English argentyne, borrowed from Old French argentin (silvery), from Latin argentum (silver).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtiːn/, /ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtaɪn/
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Adjective[edit]

argentine (comparative more argentine, superlative most argentine)

  1. Containing or resembling silver.
    Synonym: silvern

Noun[edit]

argentine (countable and uncountable, plural argentines)

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  1. Any osmeriform fish of the genus Argentina, especially the European argentine, Argentina sphyraena.
  2. (mineralogy) A siliceous variety of calcite, or lime carbonate, having a silvery-white, pearly lustre, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.
  3. White metal coated with silver.[1]

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  1. ^ 1858, Peter Lund Simmonds, The Dictionary of Trade Products

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French[edit]

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argentine

  1. feminine singular of argentin

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

argentine

  1. feminine plural of argentino

Noun[edit]

argentine f

  1. plural of argentina

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Latin[edit]

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argentīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of argentīnus

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aɾxenˈtine/, [aɾ.xẽn̪ˈt̪i.ne]

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argentine m or f (plural argentines, feminine argentina, feminine plural argentinas, masculine argentino, masculine plural argentinos)

  1. (gender-neutral, neologism) Argentinian (person)
    • 2019, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales, Derechos humanos en la Argentina: Informe 2019, Siglo XXI Editores, →ISBN:
      Alrededor de sesenta argentines y extranjeres fueron desacreditades.
      About sixty Argentinians and foreigners were discredited.