bacchetta

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a diminutive of Vulgar Latin *baccus, from Latin baculum.

Noun[edit]

bacchetta f (plural bacchette)

  1. rod, stick
  2. drumstick
  3. baton
    (music) The stick of a conductor in musical performances.
  4. ramrod
  5. chopstick
  6. pointer

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Verb[edit]

bacchetta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of bacchettare
  2. second-person singular imperative of bacchettare