bambagia

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin bombacium, Byzantine Greek βαμβάκιον (bambákion), from either Ancient Greek βάμβαξ (bámbax, cotton) or Ancient Greek βόμβυξ (bómbux, silk-worm), whose ultimate origin is unknown. Compare Greek βαμβάκι (vamváki), Venetian bonbaxo, Middle Persian pmbk' (pambag).

Noun[edit]

bambagia f (plural bambagie)

  1. cotton wool

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