carpintero

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish carpintero (carpenter; woodpecker).

Noun[edit]

carpintero (plural carpinteros)

  1. The acorn woodpecker, Melanerpes formicivorus, a woodpecker of southwestern North America, noted for its habit of inserting acorns in holes which it drills in trees.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin carpentārius (carpenter), from Latin carpentārius (wagon-maker, carriage-maker).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaɾpinˈteɾo/, [kaɾ.pĩn̪ˈt̪e.ɾo]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

carpintero m (plural carpinteros, feminine carpintera, feminine plural carpinteras)

  1. carpenter
  2. woodpecker

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Descendants[edit]

  • Cebuano: karpentero
  • Tagalog: karpintero

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