bicchiere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin bīcārium (cf. also Old French bichier, pichier, compare modern pichet, English pitcher, German Becher), itself possibly from bacarium, or from Ancient Greek βίκος (bíkos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bicchiere m (plural bicchieri)

  1. glass (drinking vessel), cup, tumbler (glass without stem].
    un bicchiere da vino - a wine glass
  2. glass (quantity)
    Vuoi un bicchiere di vino? - Do you want a glass of wine?
  3. (chemistry) beaker (laboratory vessel)

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