pila

Definition of pila

 (Entry 1 of 3)

plural of pilum

pi·​la | \ ˈpēlə \
plural -s

Definition of pila (Entry 2 of 3)

: a communal fountain

Pila

noun
Pi·​la | \ ˈpīlə \

Definition of Pila (Entry 3 of 3)

: the type genus of the family Pilidae comprising apple snails with dextral shells

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History and Etymology for pila

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 27 Nov. 2020.

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