elica

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἕλιξ‎ (hélix), accusative of which is ἕλικα (hélika). (Note: nouns derived from the accusative are typical of the Romance languages)

Noun[edit]

elica f (plural eliche)

  1. helix, spiral
  2. propeller, screw
  3. (chiefly in the plural) pasta spiral

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