espículo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin spīculum (sharp point, dart), diminutive of spīca (spike), from Proto-Indo-European *spheh₁y- (sharp, sharp stick).

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Noun[edit]

espículo m (plural espículos)

  1. a sharp point
  2. the point of a rod used to drive cattle
  3. needle
  4. spiculum (a type of throwing spear)

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