carnevale

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From Latin carnem levāre ("take away/remove meat"). Compare Old Italian carasciale ("carnival") from carnem laxāre, Romanian cârneleagă from carnem ligat, and Spanish carnestolendas (three days preceding the beginning of Lent) from carnis tollendus.

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carnevale m (plural carnevali)

  1. carnival; festival in the week before Lent

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