pila

1 of 3

plural of pilum

pila

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noun (1)

pi·​la
ˈpēlə
plural -s
: a communal fountain

Pila

3 of 3

noun

Pi·​la
ˈpīlə
: the type genus of the family Pilidae comprising apple snails with dextral shells

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

American Spanish, from Spanish, basin, font, from Latin, pillar

Noun

New Latin, from Latin pila ball (hair)

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“Pila.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pila. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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