pegamento

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin picāre (smear with pitch) + Spanish suffix -mento, from Latin -mentum.

Noun[edit]

pegamento m (plural pegamentos)

  1. glue (substance) (synthetic)
  2. (figuratively) glue

Usage notes[edit]

For natural glue paste made from horse hooves, use cola. Pegamento generally refers to synthetically-produced glue.

Synonyms[edit]

  • goma (especially in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Uruguay)
  • pegante (Colombia)
  • pega (Puerto Rico, Venezuela)

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