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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin vāgīna (with change of /w/ to /ɡw/ influenced by Germanic). Compare French gaine, Spanish vaina, Portuguese bainha. Cf. also Italian vagina, which was borrowed from the same source.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡwaˈina/, /ˈɡwaina/

NounEdit

guaina f (plural guaine)

  1. sheath, boot
    Synonym: fodero
  2. girdle
    Synonym: busto
  3. (botany) vagina

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