anciôa

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See also: ancioa

Ligurian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Vulgar Latin *apiuva, alteration of Latin aphyē (small fry), borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀφύη (aphúē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aŋˈt͡ʃuːa/
  • Hyphenation: an‧ciô‧a

Noun[edit]

anciôa f (plural anciôe)

  1. anchovy (any small saltwater fish of the Engraulidae family)

Descendants[edit]