espadon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French espadon. Doublet of spadona.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espadon (plural espadons)

  1. (historical) A long, heavy, two-handed and two-edged sword, formerly used by Spanish foot soldiers and by executioners.
    • 1902, Carlos Augusto Montalto Jesus, Historic Macao
      royal guardsmen with their espadons

Further reading[edit]

espadon in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian spadone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.pa.dɔ̃/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔ̃

Noun[edit]

espadon m (plural espadons)

  1. swordfish
  2. espadon (sword)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: espadon

Further reading[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French espadon.

Noun[edit]

espadon n (plural espadoane)

  1. espadon

Declension[edit]