ricettacolo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin receptāculum (receptacle; refuge), from receptō (I receive back or again, recover), frequentative of recipiō (I receive; hold back, reserve), from re- (back, again) + capiō (I hold).

Noun[edit]

ricettacolo m (plural ricettacoli)

  1. den (of thieves etc)
  2. refuge
  3. (botany) receptacle (of a flower)