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Spanish

Ethnicity The language spoken by 40 million US inhabitants; Hispanics have surpassed African Americans as the largest minority in the US Primary care providers, especially those practicing in large urban areas, are increasingly obliged to become passably fluent in Spanish to be able to best care for their Pts. See Hispanic, Medical Spanish.

Spanish

pertaining to or emanating from Spain.

Spanish blister fly
Spanish broom
Spanish brown cattle
Spanish version of Brown Swiss.
Spanish Merino sheep
original Spanish merino finewool sheep, ewes mostly polled, rams mostly horned.
Spanish vetch
lathyrusclymenum.
References in classic literature ?
The Spanish commanders of the convoy objected to this decision.
Gentlemen," he said, turning to those who were near him "can any one of you speak Spanish and serve me as interpreter?
King James listened with attention, and thought this a fine opportunity to fill his treasury with Spanish gold.
That high hill yonder is called the Queen's Chair; it is because a queen of Spain placed her chair there once when the French and Spanish troops were besieging Gibraltar, and said she would never move from the spot till the English flag was lowered from the fortresses.
The writer had been one of the crew, and the letter was to his son, who was, at the very time the letter was written, master of a Spanish merchantman.
she murmured to the sallow Spanish servant-girl who came out with the pigs and hens to receive them, "no wonder you hardly look like a human being
In the open plain clouds of light horse galloped and swooped with swaying bodies and waving javelins, after the fashion which the Spanish had adopted from their Moorish enemies.
This was an account of the fight between a little ship called the Revenge and a Spanish fleet.
Did not Pizarro lead three hundred and fifty Spanish cavaliers and four thousand Indians into the far Cordilleras in search of treasure?
dobe house with whacking big Spanish tiles on the roof that I'd rented.
Chacao was formerly the principal port in the island; but many vessels having been lost, owing to the dangerous currents and rocks in the straits, the Spanish government burnt the church, and thus arbitrarily compelled the greater number of inhabitants to migrate to S.
Appeared a little red-satin Spanish girdle, whale-boned like a tiny corset, pointed, the pioneer finery of a frontier woman who had crossed the plains.