I'm trying to figure out how to say "a bottle of water" and I've found that it is botella de agua. But occasionally the dictionaries also have the word cantimplora. So is that just a canteen or can it be used to reference the plastic bottles of water you buy at a gas station, as well? Is there a special word they use for them in Colombia?
In Colombia is common say:
Botella de agua: When you want a plastic bottle that contains water.
Image results for: botella de agua.
But is more related the word cantimplora for reference:
Cantimplora: drinking water bottle designed to be used by hikers, campers, soldiers and workers in the field.
After a simple Google Image search for
cantimplora I found this
They all look like cantines to me, or rather... they look like water containers, not bottles. For instance.. even though Nalgenes are literally a water bottle, they resemble a cantine.. some resemble a flask. It is the shape and appearance of the bottle that determines the distinction of