tornillo

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noun tor·nil·lo \tȯr-ˈnē-(ˌ)yō, -ˈni-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of tornillo

plural

tornillos

  1. :  screwbean 1

Origin and Etymology of tornillo

Spanish, literally, small lathe, screw, diminutive of torno lathe, from Latin tornus — more at turn


First Known Use: circa 1844


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tornillo


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