guaina

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin vagina (with change of /w/ to /ɡw/ influenced by Germanic). Compare French gaine, Spanish vaina, Portuguese bainha. Cf. also Italian vagina, which was borrowed from the same source.

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Noun[edit]

guaina f (plural guaine)

  1. sheath
  2. girdle
  3. vagina (botanical sense)

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