ciliegia

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin ceresia, from the neuter plural of Late Latin ceresium, from Latin cerasium, from Ancient Greek κεράσιον (kerásion, cherry), from Ancient Greek κερασός (kerasós, bird cherry), ultimately possibly of Anatolian origin. Alternatively from ciliegio, ciriegio (Tuscan), from Late Latin ceresus, from Latin cerasus. See also cerasa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tʃ͡iˈljɛː.dʒ͡a], /tʃiˈljɛdʒa/
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  • Hyphenation: ci‧liè‧gia

Noun[edit]

ciliegia f (plural ciliegie) (Alternative plural: ciliege)

  1. cherry (fruit)
  2. cherry (colour)

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Adjective[edit]

ciliegia (invariable)

  1. cherry (in colour)