pina

noun

pi·​na
ˈpēnyə,
ˈpīnə
variants or piña
ˈpēnyə
plural -s
1
: a cone of silver amalgam prepared for retorting
2
: the residuary cone of spongy silver left after retorting

Word History

Etymology

Spanish piña residuary cone of spongy silver left after retorting, pinecone

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“Pina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pina. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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