capezzale

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *capitiale, from Latin capitium. Compare Spanish cabezal, Portuguese cabeçal, Old French chevecier, Catalan capçal, Occitan cabeçal.

Noun[edit]

capezzale m ‎(plural capezzali)

  1. bolster (long pillow)
  2. bedside
  3. sickbed