encina

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish enzina, from Late Latin *ilicīna, based on Latin īlex (holm oak). Compare Catalan alzina (holm oak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /enˈθina/, [ẽn̟ˈθi.na]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /enˈsina/, [ẽnˈsi.na]
  • Rhymes: -ina

Noun[edit]

encina f (plural encinas)

  1. holm oak, live oak, evergreen oak

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