Definition of espino
1 : any of numerous tropical South American thorny or spiny shrubs or trees especially of the genus Zanthoxylum
2 : a shrubby acacia (Acacia cavenia) used as a hedge plant in southern South America the pod of which is rich in tannin
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Origin and Etymology of espino
American Spanish, from Spanish, hawthorn, from Latin spinus blackthorn, from spina thorn — more at spine
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