piedra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish piedra (stone). Doublet of petra.

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piedra (uncountable)

  1. A hair disease caused by a fungus.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. stone

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra (stone), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

Noun[edit]

piedra f (plural piedres)

  1. stone

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Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra (stone), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

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piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. stone

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petram, accusative of petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

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piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. A piece of stone; a rock or pebble.
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 6v.
      Et por ende a tal ṕpriedat eſta piedra q́ el q́ la trae obedecé le los leones […]
      And such is the property of this stone that lions will obey he who bears it […]
    • Idem, 11v.
      […] alli do el ryo naſce ay unas muy grandes & otras pequénas como de otras piedras non pueden traer estos aguaduchos ſi non las menores.
      […] there at the source of the river are both very large and small stones, like others, but these currents cannot carry but the smaller ones.

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Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish piedra and Portuguese pedra and Kabuverdianu pédra.

Noun[edit]

piedra

  1. stone
  2. rock

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish piedra, from Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpjedɾa/, [ˈpjeðɾa]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. stone (hard earthen substance that can form large rocks)
  2. flint (small cylinder used to produce a spark in a lighter, etc.)
  3. hailstone (single ball of hail, or solid precipitation)
  4. crack (potent, relatively cheap, addictive variety of cocaine)

Synonyms[edit]

stone
drug

Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive piedrita)

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