pagliaccio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditional Italian character whose outfit was made of the same fabric used to cover straw mattresses, from paglia (straw), from Latin paleae (chaff).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paʎˈʎatt͡ʃo/

Noun[edit]

pagliaccio m (plural pagliacci)

  1. clown

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References[edit]

  1. ^ El Castellano.