crucco

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian kruh (bread). Originally crucco denoted a South Slav (Slovene, Croat etc), but during the Second World War the meaning changed to "German".[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crucco m (feminine crucca, masculine plural crucchi, feminine plural crucche)

  1. (offensive, ethnic slur) kraut

Noun[edit]

crucco m (plural crucchi)

  1. (offensive, ethnic slur) kraut; a German person.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “crucco” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2