durazno

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin duracĭnus. Compare French duracine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /duˈɾaθno/, [d̪uˈɾaθ̬.no]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /duˈɾasno/, [d̪uˈɾaz.no]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

durazno m (plural duraznos)

  1. (Latin America) peach
    Synonym: (Spain) melocotón
    • 1971, Pablo Neruda, “Jardín de invierno”, in La rosa separada:
      Yo supe que la rosa caería / y el hueso del durazno transitorio / volvería a dormir y a germinar
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (Latin America) peach tree

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Classical Nahuatl: torazno
  • Central Huasteca Nahuatl: tolas
  • Western Huasteca Nahuatl: tulax
  • Jakaltek: tulasna
  • Quechua: turasnu
  • San Juan Colorado Mixtec: durastun
  • Southeastern Tepehuan: turaasno
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: trösno

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