cipolla

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cepulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

cipólla, /tʃiˈpolla/, /tSi"polla/

Noun[edit]

cipolla f (plural cipolle)

  1. onion
  2. pocket watch
    • 1964, Domenico Paolella, ...e poi scoppiò la guerra: ora per ora, minuto per minuto, il 31 agosto '39, V. Bompiani, page 77:
      Klaus cava dal taschino la sua precisa cipolla: mancano sette minuti a mezzanotte.
      Klaus takes his accurate pocketwatch from the breastpocket: seven minutes to midnight.

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