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fierro

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferrum.

NounEdit

fierro m (plural fierros)

  1. iron

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferrum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fierro m (plural fierre)

  1. a piece of iron
  2. tool

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferrum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fierro f (plural fierros)

  1. iron
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 6v.
      Et aun a otra ṕpriedat que el uidrio la obedece ¬ tiral aſſi como la aymante tira el fierro.
      And yet another property is that glass obeys it and it pulls it, just like the magnet attracts iron.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferrum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fierro m (plural fierros)

  1. (Latin America) branding iron
    El rancho marca su ganado con fierro.
  2. (colloquial, Colombia, Uruguay) firearm
  3. (countable, Costa Rica) tool (implement)
  4. (Mexico) penny, cent
  5. (colloquial, Uruguay) coin (money in the form of coins)
    El banco no acepta pagos en fierro.
  6. (archaic, dialectal) iron (metal)
    La cerca alrededor de su casa es de fierro pintado.
  7. (colloquial, Mexico) money (currency)

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