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EtymologyEdit

From earlier mazana, from Vulgar Latin (Iberian dialect) mattiana, shortened from Latin mala matiana, a kind of apple, literally apples of Matius. Matius, a friend of Caesar, was a Roman horticulturalist and author of cookbooks.

Cognate with Portuguese maçã.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

manzana f (plural manzanas)

  1. apple
  2. city block
    dar la vuelta a la manzana
    go around the block

SynonymsEdit

  • (city block): cuadra (Latin America)

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