cocciu

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Sicilian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔtːʃu/
  • Hyphenation: coc‧ciu

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos, grain, seed, pill, berry from the scarlet oak) or via Latin See Etymology 2.

Noun[edit]

cocciu m (plural coccia)

  1. berry, grain

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin coccum (berry from the scarlet oak, actually an insect), from Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos, grain, seed, pill, berry from the scarlet oak)

Noun[edit]

cocciu m (plural coccia)

  1. sting or bite of an insect
  2. pimple, spot, zit
  3. blister