busecca

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variant of busecchia (gut, intestine), uncertain in origin: possibly from Latin vēsīcula, diminutive of vēsīca (bladder), or connected with buzzo (belly, paunch). Cognate to Lombard büseca.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /buˈzek.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ekka
  • Hyphenation: bu‧séc‧ca

Noun[edit]

busecca f (plural busecche)

  1. (northern Italy, chiefly Milan) tripe (food)
    Synonym: trippa