vendetta

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian vendetta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): vɛnˈdɛɾə, vənˈdɛɾə

Noun[edit]

vendetta (plural vendettas)

  1. A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans, or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged: a blood feud.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vindicta (vengeance), from vindico (claim, vindicate), from vindex (defender), -ive.

Noun[edit]

vendetta f (plural vendette)

  1. revenge, vengeance