cavolo

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Italian[edit]

cavolo cappuccio (1)

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caulus, from Latin caulis, or from Ancient Greek καυλός (kaulós). Compare Sicilian cavulu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.vo.lo/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -avolo
  • Hyphenation: cà‧vo‧lo

Noun[edit]

cavolo m (plural cavoli)

  1. cabbage
  2. (intensifier) Euphemistic form of cazzo; the deuce, the dickens
    Synonyms: diavolo, cacchio, cazzo (vulgar)
    che cavolo fai?what the deuce are you doing?

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