macchia

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Etymology[edit]

From Corsican machja, related to Italian macchia.

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Noun[edit]

macchia (uncountable)

  1. A shrubland biota in Mediterranean countries, typically consisting of densely-growing evergreen shrubs.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin macula.

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Noun[edit]

macchia f (plural macchie)

  1. stain or smear
  2. spot, fleck
  3. blot, speck, disgrace
  4. shrub, bush, brake

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Verb[edit]

macchia

  1. third-person singular present indicative of macchiare
  2. second-person singular imperative of macchiare

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