piñón

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See also: pinon and piñon

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piˈɲon/, [piˈɲõn]
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Hyphenation: pi‧ñón

Etymology 1[edit]

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From piña (pinecone) +‎ -ón (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

piñón m (plural piñones)

  1. pine nut
  2. pine sapling

Etymology 2[edit]

From French pignon.

Noun[edit]

piñón m (plural piñones)

  1. (mechanics) pinion (small gear or spindle)
    Synonyms: engranaje, engrane, rueda dentada
  2. (mechanics) sprocket (toothed wheel that enmeshes with a chain)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin pinna (feather) + -ón (augmentative suffix).

Noun[edit]

piñón m (plural piñones)

  1. pinion (outer part of a bird's wing)

Further reading[edit]