canivete

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Etymology[edit]

From to Old French canivet (little knife), from Frankish *knif (knife), from Proto-Germanic *knībaz (knife), from *knīpanan 'to pinch', from Proto-Indo-European *gneibh. Compare French canif.

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Noun[edit]

canivete m (plural canivetes)

  1. pocketknife, penknife

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