estanno

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stannum (silver-tin alloy, tin), of Celtic origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

estanno m (usually uncountable)

  1. tin
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 21v.
      Et otroſſi ſi lo mezclan con eſtanno torna negro. ¬ ſi con plata lo mezclan recibe la blancura della ¬ aſſi faz con cada metal.
      And also, if they mix it with tin it becomes black, and if they mix it with silver it receives whiteness from it, and likewise with every metal.

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: estaño