cantina

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From Spanish cantina.

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cantina (plural cantinas)

  1. A drinking establishment, often specifically of the type found in Latin America.
    • 2009, January 31, “Alan Feuer”, in It’s Theirs and They’re Not Apologizing[1]:
      Meanwhile, around the corner, Larry Meyers and Gerard Novello [] ducked into a Mexican cantina for a drink.
  2. (Can we clean up(+) this sense?) Abbreviated form of cantina truck, cantina wagon or cantina trailer

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin canthus (corner), from Gaulish *cantos, denoting the location for liquor storage, from Proto-Celtic *cantos (corner), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂ndʰ.

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cantina f (plural cantine)

  1. cellar
  2. wine shop, wine cellar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cantina (cellar).

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cantina f (plural cantinas)

  1. canteen, cafeteria (a dining area)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cantina

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cantina f (plural cantinas)

  1. saloon, speakeasy, bar
  2. cafeteria, canteen (staff restaurant)

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