Definition of espada in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɛˈspɑːdə/

noun (plural same)

A scabbardfish, especially as caught for food in Madeira and elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

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