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Definition of Spanish
SpanishSpanish Span"ish, a.
Of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards.
Spanish bayonet (Bot.), a liliaceous plant (Yucca
alorifolia) with rigid spine-tipped leaves. The name is
also applied to other similar plants of the Southwestern
United States and mexico. Called also Spanish daggers.
Spanish bean (Bot.) See the Note under Bean.
Spanish black, a black pigment obtained by charring cork.
Spanish broom (Bot.), a leguminous shrub (Spartium
junceum) having many green flexible rushlike twigs.
Spanish brown, a species of earth used in painting, having
a dark reddish brown color, due to the presence of
sesquioxide of iron.
Spanish buckeye (Bot.), a small tree (Ungnadia speciosa)
of Texas, New Mexico, etc., related to the buckeye, but
having pinnate leaves and a three-seeded fruit.
Spanish burton (Naut.), a purchase composed of two single
blocks. A double Spanish burton has one double and two
single blocks. --Luce (Textbook of Seamanship).
Spanish chalk (Min.), a kind of steatite; -- so called
because obtained from Aragon in Spain.
Spanish cress (Bot.), a cruciferous plant (lepidium
Cadamines), a species of peppergrass.
Spanish curiew (Zo["o]l.), the long-billed curlew. [U.S.]
Spanish daggers (Bot.) See Spanish bayonet.
Spanish elm (Bot.), a large West Indian tree (Cordia
Gerascanthus) furnishing hard and useful timber.
Spanish feretto, a rich reddish brown pigment obtained by
calcining copper and sulphur together in closed crucibles.
Spanish flag (Zo["o]l.), the California rockfish
(Sebastichthys rubrivinctus). It is conspicuously
colored with bands of red and white.
Spanish fly (Zo["o]l.), a brilliant green beetle, common in
the south of Europe, used for raising blisters. See
Blister beetle under Blister, and Cantharis.
Spanish fox (Naut.), a yarn twisted against its lay.
Spanish grass. (Bot.) See Esparto.
Spanish juice (Bot.), licorice.
Spanish leather. See Cordwain.
Spanish mackerel. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A species of mackerel (Scomber colias) found both in
Europe and America. In America called chub mackerel,
big-eyed mackerel, and bull mackerel.
(b) In the United States, a handsome mackerel having bright
yellow round spots (Scomberomorus maculatus), highly
esteemed as a food fish. The name is sometimes
erroneously applied to other species. See Illust. under
Spanish main, the name formerly given to the southern
portion of the Caribbean Sea, together with the contiguous
coast, embracing the route traversed by Spanish treasure
ships from the New to the Old World.
Spanish moss. (Bot.) See Tillandsia.
Spanish needles (Bot.), a composite weed (Bidens
bipinnata) having achenia armed with needlelike awns.
Spanish nut (Bot.), a bulbous plant (Iris Sisyrinchium)
of the south of Europe.
Spanish potato (Bot.), the sweet potato. See under
Spanish red, an ocherous red pigment resembling Venetian
red, but slightly yellower and warmer. --Fairholt.
Spanish reef (Naut.), a knot tied in the head of a
Spanish sheep (Zo["o]l.), a merino.
Spanish white, an impalpable powder prepared from chalk by
pulverizing and repeated washings, -- used as a white
Spanish windlass (Naut.), a wooden roller, with a rope
wound about it, into which a marline spike is thrust to
serve as a lever.
Spanish Span"ish, n.
The language of Spain.
Meaning of Spanish from wikipedia
to Spain Spanish
and many Latin American countries Spanish cuisine Spanish history Spanish culture Spanish
: España, [esˈpaɲa] i), or the Kingdom
(Reino de España), is a country located
Europe, with parts
of its territory...
- The Spanish
Empire, sometimes referred
to as the Hispanic Monarchy
or the Catholic
Monarchy, was a colonial empire governed
by Spain between
1492 and 1976...
from 1762 to 1802, as well as Florida, which
was Spanish territory until
1821, and Puerto
was Spanish until
- today) to Spain
by the U.S. to cover infrastructure owned
. The Spanish
–American War brought
an end to almost
- 1939 Invasion
Sep. 1939 The Spanish Civil
: Guerra Civil
Española) was a civil
war in Spain fought
from 1936 to 1939 between
- ones. Outside Spain
, the disease
was soon misnamed
influenza'. In a 2 June 1918 The Times
of London dispatch
titled, "The Spanish
- Holy Office
of the Inquisition
del Santo Oficio
de la Inquisición), commonly known
as the Spanish Inquisition
- New Spain
of New Spain
pronunciation: [birejˈnato ðe ˈnweβa esˈpaɲa] ), or Kingdom...
- In Spain
, an autonomous community
autónoma) is the first
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