bottega

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin apothēca, from Ancient Greek ἀποθήκη (apothḗkē, repository). Compare Spanish bodega.

Noun[edit]

bottega f (plural botteghe)

  1. shop, store, business
    bottega di barbierebarbershop
    chiudere bottegato close shop
    Synonyms: emporio, negozio
  2. workshop, studio
    Synonyms: officina, laboratorio
  3. (familiar) fly (opening of trousers/pants or underpants)
    avere la bottega apertato have one's fly/zipper open

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