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noun 
  1. A garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging. Not to be confused with a shovel which is used for moving earth or other materials.
  2. One of the black suits in a deck of cards, represented by a symbol similar to the garden tool, or â .
  3. (offensive) A black person.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: schoppen , schuppen (Flemish)
  • French: pique
  • German: Pik :de:Pik, de
  • Italian: picche
  • Spanish: pica
Etymology: From spadu, spada, of Germanic origin. Cognate with Old Frisian spada, Old Saxon spado, German Spaten. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European
  • spÉ-dh-, whence also Greek (spíthÄ) "blade", Hittite iÅpatar "spear".



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