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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish piedra (stone). Doublet of petra.

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piedra (uncountable)

  1. A hair disease caused by a fungus.

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AragoneseEdit

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NounEdit

piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. stone

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin petra (stone), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

NounEdit

piedra f (plural piedres)

  1. stone

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MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin petra (stone), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

NounEdit

piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. stone

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin petram, accusative of petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

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NounEdit

piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. A piece of stone; a rock or pebble.
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 6v.
      Et por ende a tal ṕpriedat eſta piedra q́ el q́ la trae obedecé le los leones […]
      And such is the property of this stone that lions will obey he who bears it […]
    • Idem, 11v.
      […] alli do el ryo naſce ay unas muy grandes & otras pequénas como de otras piedras non pueden traer estos aguaduchos ſi non las menores.
      […] there at the source of the river are both very large and small stones, like others, but these currents cannot carry but the smaller ones.

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  • Spanish: piedra

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish piedra and Portuguese pedra and Kabuverdianu pédra.

NounEdit

piedra

  1. stone
  2. rock

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish piedra, from Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpjedɾa/, [ˈpjeðɾa]
  • (file)

NounEdit

piedra f (plural piedras)

  1. stone (hard earthen substance that can form large rocks)
    Synonyms: peña, roca
  2. flint (small cylinder used to produce a spark in a lighter, etc.)
  3. hailstone (single ball of hail, or solid precipitation)
  4. crack (potent, relatively cheap, addictive variety of cocaine)
    Synonyms: coca, cocaína, farlopa, harina, mandanga, perico

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