[es-puh-dril] /ˈɛs pəˌdrɪl/
a flat shoe with a cloth upper, a rope sole, and sometimes lacing that ties around the ankle.
a casual shoe resembling this, often with a wedge heel instead of a flat sole.
a light shoe with a canvas upper, esp with a braided cord sole
shoe with soles of hemp-rope (originally worn in the Pyrenees), 1892, from French espadrille (17c.), from Provençal espardillo, from Latin spartum, from Greek sparton “a rope made of spartos,” an imported fiber known as “Spanish broom.”
[es-puh n-yohl, -pan-; French e-spa-nyawl] /ˌɛs pənˈyoʊl, -pæn-; French ɛ spaˈnyɔl/ noun 1. .
[ih-span-yuh-let, ih-span-yuh-let] /ɪˈspæn yəˌlɛt, ɪˌspæn yəˈlɛt/ noun 1. (on a French window or the like) one of a pair of rods, controlled by a knob mechanism, having hooked ends that engage catches in the head and sill of the frame. 2. Furniture. a feature, often a bronze mount, set at the top of a leg […]
[ih-spal-yer, -yey] /ɪˈspæl yər, -yeɪ/ noun 1. a trellis or framework on which the trunk and branches of fruit trees or shrubs are trained to grow in one plane. 2. a plant so trained. verb (used with object) 3. to train on an espalier. 4. to furnish with an espalier. /ɪˈspæljə/ noun 1. an ornamental […]
[es-pah-nyah] /ɛsˈpɑ nyɑ/ noun 1. Spanish name of . /esˈpaɲa/ noun 1. the Spanish name for Spain