cappa

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See also: Cappa and čáppa

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Late Latin cappa. Doublet of capa and cape.

Noun[edit]

cappa (plural cappae)

  1. (palynology) The thick wall on the proximal side of the corpus of a pollen grain.
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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

cappa (plural cappas)

  1. (colloquial) A cappuccino.
    • 2010, Janey Lee Grace, Look Great Naturally...Without Ditching the Lipstick, page 211:
      I tend to like lattes or cappas, and have been known to have two or three a day, usually when I'm stressed.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin cappa.

Noun[edit]

cappa f (plural cappe)

  1. sleeveless coat; cloak
  2. cowl, hood
  3. tarpaulin
  4. cape
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  • Aromanian: capã

Etymology 2[edit]

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Borrowed from Late Latin cappa, from Ancient Greek κάππα (káppa).

Noun[edit]

cappa m or f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K.; kay

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References[edit]

  • cappa1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cappa3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Disputed. The leading theory is that it is perhaps the shortened form of capitulāre (head tax), from caput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *káput-. Another theory derives it from Ancient Greek [Term?].

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cappa f (genitive cappae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cappa cappae
Genitive cappae cappārum
Dative cappae cappīs
Accusative cappam cappās
Ablative cappā cappīs
Vocative cappa cappae

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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cappa f (plural cappas)

  1. kappa; the Greek letter Κ, κ
    Synonym: kappa

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