See also: acena

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic السَّانِيَة(as-sāniya, water scoop, water wheel).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /aˈθeɲa/, [aˈθe.ɲa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /aˈseɲa/, [aˈse.ɲa]

NounEdit

aceña f (plural aceñas)

  1. water mill; flour mill
    Synonym: molino
  2. water wheel
    Synonym: azud
  3. (botany) bulrush, cattail (Typha latifolia)
    Synonyms: espadaña, gladio

Further readingEdit