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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese espinna, from Latin spīna (spine), from Proto-Italic *speinā, from Proto-Indo-European *spey- (sharp point). Cognate with Galician espiña.

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NounEdit

espinha f (plural espinhas)

  1. backbone
  2. pimple

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