carrucola

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

carruca (carriage) +‎ -ucola (diminutive-pejorative suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /karˈru.ko.la/, [kär̺ˈr̺uːkol̺ä]
  • Stress: carrùcola
  • Hyphenation: car‧ru‧co‧la

Noun[edit]

carrucola f (plural carrucole)

  1. pulley

Usage notes[edit]

Used in the phrase unger le carrucole- to grease the wheels

Synonyms[edit]