piñón

See also: pinon and piñon

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈɲon/, [piˈɲõn]
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Hyphenation: pi‧ñón

Etymology 1Edit

 
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From piña (pinecone) +‎ -ón (diminutive suffix).

NounEdit

piñón m (plural piñones)

  1. pine nut
  2. pine sapling

Etymology 2Edit

From French pignon.

NounEdit

piñón m (plural piñones)

  1. (mechanics) pinion (small gear or spindle)
    Synonyms: engranaje, engrane, rueda dentada
  2. (mechanics) sprocket (toothed wheel that enmeshes with a chain)

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin pinna (feather) + -ón (augmentative suffix).

NounEdit

piñón m (plural piñones)

  1. pinion (outer part of a bird's wing)

Further readingEdit