pestanya

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Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed via Basque from Vulgar Latin *pistanna, from an uncertain Indo-European language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pstḗn (teat, nipple); compare Proto-Germanic *spenô (nipple) and Ancient Greek στῆθος (stêthos, breast, chest). Related to Spanish pestaña.

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Noun[edit]

pestanya f (plural pestanyes)

  1. eyelash
  2. (graphical user interface) tab

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References[edit]

  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN