chiocciola

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a hypothetical Vulgar Latin *clociola, diminutive of *clocea, from metathesis of Latin cochlea(snail), borrowed from Ancient Greek κοχλίας(kokhlías), cognate with κόχλος(shellfish).

Noun[edit]

chiocciola f ‎(plural chiocciole)

  1. snail
  2. the “@” symbol, commercial at, at
  3. (in the plural) pasta shells

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