becco

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin beccus, from Gaulish *beccos, from Proto-Celtic *bekkos.

Noun[edit]

becco m (plural becchi)

  1. beak, bill (of a bird)
  2. burner
  3. cuckold
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz, *bukkô (male goat). Influenced by or crossed with the first etymology above. Compare French bouc, bique.

Noun[edit]

becco m (plural becchi)

  1. billygoat

Verb[edit]

becco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beccare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

beccō

  1. dative singular of beccus
  2. ablative singular of beccus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “becco”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre