espuela

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Etymology[edit]

From early espuera, from Gothic 𐍃𐍀𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌰 (spaura), from Proto-Germanic *spurô, from Proto-Indo-European *sper-, *sperw- (to twitch, push, fidget, be quick).

Cognate of spur; see also Old Norse spori and Old High German sporo

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espuela f (plural espuelas)

  1. spur (implement for purpose of prodding a horse)

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