conejo

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See also: Conejo and conéjo

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Spanish conejo, from Vulgar Latin cunīclus, syncopated form of Latin cunīculus originally "burrow", from Ancient Greek κύνικλος (kúniklos), probably of Iberian or Celtiberian origin; compare Basque untxi (rabbit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈnexo/ [koˈne.xo]
  • Rhymes: -exo
  • Syllabification: co‧ne‧jo

Noun[edit]

conejo m (plural conejos, feminine coneja, feminine plural conejas)

  1. rabbit, cony, coney (male or unspecified sex)
    Synonym: ñeco
    Hypernym: lagomorfo
    Hyponym: gazapo
  2. (Central America) detective
    Synonym: detective
  3. (Mexico, anatomy) a contracted biceps (having athletic or semi-athletic features, specially when exhibiting, intentionally or not)
  4. (vulgar, slang) cunt (female genitalia)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: conexu
  • Cebuano: koneho
  • Galician: conexo
  • Papiamentu: koneu
  • Quechua: kunu
  • Tagalog: kuneho

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