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pinata

See also: piñata

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish piñata, from piña, from Latin pinea (pinecone), because its paper cover (on traditional making) resembles one.

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NounEdit

pinata (plural pinatas)

  1. (Latin American culture) A doll or other decorated container that is filled with candy and hit with a hammer or a stick by blindfolded children during birthday parties or other celebrations until the candy falls out.

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pinata (third-person singular simple present pinatas, present participle pinataing, simple past and past participle pinataed)

  1. to hit something or someone with sticks after having filled them with candy
    • 2015 (November 20) "Zombie Broheims", episode 14 of Pig Goat Banana Cricket
      Cricket: "Don't pinata me!"

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