cassero

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See also: casserò

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَصْر (qaṣr, castle), itself from Latin castrum (castle), whence also castello. Also cognate to alcazar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkas.se.ro/
  • Hyphenation: càs‧se‧ro

Noun[edit]

cassero m (plural casseri)

  1. (nautical) quarterdeck
  2. (architecture, archaic) keep, donjon

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