Complete Definition of "costa"

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English

Etymology
From L. #Latin|costa (cognate with coast).

Noun
en-noun

  1. (anatomy) A rib.
  2. (biology) A riblike part of a plant or animal, such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein or the margin of an insect wing.

Derived terms
costal

See also
bone

Category:Skeleton


Catalan
Noun
ca-noun-f|pl=costes
#coast
#slope
#rib
#the underside of an insect's wing
Usage notes
In the plural, costes can also refer to legal expenses.
Preposition
see|a costa de
Related terms
costal
costàlgia
costaner
costat
costejar
costella
References
R:IEC4


Italian

Noun
it-noun|cost|f|a|e

  1. coast
  2. shore
  3. slope (of a mountain)
  4. rib
  5. spine (of a book)

Verb form
costa

  1. third person singular present tense of costare
  2. second person singular imperative of costare

Category:Italian verb forms


Latin

Noun
costa f Wiktionary Appendix:Latin first declension|1st declension

  1. rib

See also
os


Spanish

Etymology
Galician costa#Galician|costa or Catalan costa#Catalan|costa

Noun
es-noun-f

  1. coast, shore
  2. expense, cost|costs in certain expressions.

#: vivir a costa de

Related terms
costal m
costero
costado m
costanero
costo m
coste m

See also
litoral m
orilla f

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