cassida

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkas.si.da/, [ˈkäs̪s̪id̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: càs‧si‧da

Etymology 1[edit]

From Translingual Cassida, derived from Latin cassis ((metal) helmet).

Noun[edit]

cassida f (plural casside)

  1. (entomology) Any member of the Cassida taxonomic genus.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

With a change in ending, from Latin cassidem, accusative of cassis.

Noun[edit]

cassida f (plural casside)

  1. (uncommon) Alternative form of casside

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kasˈsi.da/, [käs̪ˈs̪iːd̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: cas‧sì‧da

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَصِيدَة‎(qaṣīda).

Noun[edit]

cassida f (plural casside)

  1. qasida (poem of Arabic origin)

References[edit]

  • cassida in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cassida in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti