pergamino

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Pergamīna, from Ancient Greek περγαμηνή (pergamēnḗ), from Πέργαμον (Pérgamon, Pergamon), a Greek city in western Asia Minor that dominated production of parchment in the Hellenistic era. Cognate with English parchment, Danish pergament, Dutch perkament, French parchemin, German Pergament, Greek περγαμηνή (pergaminí), Italian pergamena, Norwegian pergament, Portuguese pergaminho, Romanian pergament, Russian перга́мент (pergáment), and Swedish pergament.

NounEdit

pergamino m (plural pergaminos)

  1. parchment (material, made from a polished animal skin, used like paper for writing)