Befana

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin epiphania, from Ancient Greek ἐπιφάνεια (epipháneia, manifestation, striking appearance).

Proper noun[edit]

Befana f

  1. (popular) Epiphany
  2. The old woman who (in legend) brings presents to children at Epiphany.

Synonyms[edit]