pechina

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly borrowed from Catalan petxina[1] (itself probably derived ultimately from Latin pecten, pectinem) and crossed with clòtxina, or perhaps taken from a Valencian Mozarabic term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈt͡ʃina/, [peˈt͡ʃi.na]

Noun[edit]

pechina f (plural pechinas)

  1. (architecture) pendentive
    • 2016 April 7, “Edjanga Ndjoli Jones presentará en Valencia su libro ”Heredarás la Tierra””, in Diario Rombe[1]:
      La presentación y firma de los ejemplares se celebrará en la librería United Minds ubicada en la calle Castan Tobeñas 52, Valencia (el principio del Paseo de la pechina).
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  2. Synonym of concha de peregrino

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