lonza

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See also: Lonza and lonża

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Borrowed from Old French longe.

Noun[edit]

lonza f (plural lonze)

  1. loin of pork

Etymology 2[edit]

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Probably from Vulgar Latin *luncea, from Latin lynx, whence also Italian lince (a borrowed doublet). Cognate to French once.

Noun[edit]

lonza f (plural lonze)

  1. a term used in the Middle Ages to describe a type of wild cat, possibly a lynx or leopard