pega

noun

pe·​ga
ˈpāgə
variants or pegador
ˌpegəˈdȯ(ə)r,
-ȯ(ə)
plural -s
: remora

Word History

Etymology

pega from Spanish, literally, act of sticking, from pegar to stick, paste, cling, from Latin picare to daub with pitch, from pic-, pix pitch; pegador from Spanish, from pegar

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“Pega.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pega. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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