pisco

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Pisco

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish, from the name of the city Pisco, from Quechua pishku, pisqu.

Noun[edit]

pisco (countable and uncountable, plural piscos)

  1. A liquor distilled from grapes (a brandy) made in wine-producing regions of Peru and Chile. It is the most widely consumed spirit in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru.

Translations[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish, from the name of the city Pisco, from Quechua pishku, pisqu.

Noun[edit]

pisco m (plural piscos)

  1. pisco

Galician[edit]

Paporroibo, pisco or paifoco ("robin")

Etymology[edit]

From Back-formation from piscar (to blink).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pisco m (plural piscos)

  1. robin, European robin (Erithacus rubecula)
    Synonyms: paporroibo, paifoco
  2. a bit
    Synonym: chisco

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pisco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of piscar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpisko/, [ˈpis.ko]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua pishku, pisqu.

Noun[edit]

pisco m (plural piscos, feminine pisca, feminine plural piscas)

  1. (Colombia, Venezuela) turkey (bird)[1][2]
    Synonyms: pavo, chompipe (Mexico, Central America), guajolote (Mexico, Central America), guanajo (Cuba)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the name of the city Pisco, from Quechua pishku, pisqu.

Noun[edit]

pisco m (plural piscos)

  1. pisco

References[edit]

  1. ^ pisco” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.
  2. ^ pisco” in Diccionario de americanismos, Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española, 2010.