munneca

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Old Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly of pre-Roman origin.

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Noun[edit]

munneca f (plural munnecas)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 2v.
      Pero eſto ſera mas cóplida miente deſcendiendo ſobresta piedra la útud de figura de mano de oḿe dela múneca arriba. eſtádo abierta.
      But this will be better achieved if the virtue of the figure of the hand of the man with his wrist held up descends on this stone, when it is open.

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