canale

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly French, channel, and partly Middle English, tube (from Medieval Latin canle), both from Latin canlis, tube, channel, probably from canna, small reed; see cane.

Noun[edit]

canale (plural canales)

  1. An artificial waterway or artificially improved river used for travel, shipping, or irrigation.
  2. (anatomy) A tube, duct, or passageway.
  3. (astronomy) One of the faint, hazy markings resembling straight lines on early telescopic images of the surface of Mars.

Verb[edit]

canale (third-person singular simple present canales, present participle canaleing, simple past and past participle canaleed)

  1. To dig an artificial waterway through: canal an isthmus.
  2. To provide with an artificial waterway or waterways.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin canalis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canale m (plural canali)

  1. channel
  2. canal
  3. conduit
  4. (anatomy) duct, canal

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

canāle

  1. ablative singular of canālis