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Partly French, channel, and partly Middle English, tube (from Medieval Latin canle), both from Latin canlis, tube, channel, probably from canna, small reed; see cane.
canale (plural canales)
- An artificial waterway or artificially improved river used for travel, shipping, or irrigation.
- (anatomy) A tube, duct, or passageway.
- (astronomy) One of the faint, hazy markings resembling straight lines on early telescopic images of the surface of Mars.
- To dig an artificial waterway through: canal an isthmus.
- To provide with an artificial waterway or waterways.
canale m (plural canali)