penitente

See also: pénitente

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish penitente, from the resemblance to white-hooded monks. Doublet of penitent.

NounEdit

penitente (plural penitentes)

  1. A tall thin blade of hardened snow or ice, found closely spaced in large quantities at high altitudes.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

penitente m or f (plural penitenti)

  1. penitent

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

penitente m or f (plural penitentes)

  1. a penitent