See also: lino, Lino, Linô, liño, lǐno, and ḽiṋo

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin līneolus (little string), a diminutive of līnea (a linen thread; string), from Latin līnum (flax; string), from Proto-Indo-European *līno- (flax).

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liñó m (plural liñós)

 
A Galician vineyard. Note the strings.
  1. string.
    • 1339. Graña Cid, M. Mar (ed.) Las órdenes mendicantes en el obispado de Mondoñedo. El convento de san Martín de Villaoriente (1374-1500), page 127:
      que a deuedes dar chantada de vina et ben fercada et [...] con forcas et linoos ao pelongo et latas ao traues
      you should plant vines and have it correctly kept [...] with gallows and strings all along, and beams crosswise
  2. row or line of mown grass.

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