muñón

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, possibly from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia; compare muñeca (wrist) and moño (bun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /muˈɲon/, [muˈɲõn]

Noun[edit]

muñón m (plural muñones)

  1. the stump of a limb which has been lost
    Synonym: ñuco
  2. a part of the body which was incomplete at birth
  3. deltoids
    Synonym: deltoides
  4. (military) a piece of large firearm hardware made up of cylinders that hold a gun carriage in place while it is rotated

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