Translation of "specimen" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈspes·ə·mɪn/ us /ˈspes·ə·mən/

an animal, plant, etc. used as an example of its type, especially for scientific study

This is one of the museum’s finest specimens.

(Translation of “specimen” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈspesimin/

something used as a sample (of a group or kind of something, especially an object to be studied or to be put in a collection)

espécimen, muestra
We looked at specimens of different types of rock under the microscope.

(Translation of “specimen” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)