noun (plural same)
A scabbardfish, especially as caught for food in Madeira and elsewhere.
- This includes the eel-like espada, which is only found in deep water off Madeira and Japan, and which looks like it could have your arm off with its rows of ferocious teeth.
Via Portuguese from Spanish, from Latin spatha 'sword'.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: es¦pada
Definition of espada in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.