civetta

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal (Tuscan) cioètta, from French chouette (owl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃiˈvet.ta/
  • Rhymes: -etta
  • Hyphenation: ci‧vét‧ta

Noun[edit]

civetta f (plural civette)

  1. owl; owlet; the little owl
    Synonym: gufo
  2. (figuratively) flirt, coquette
  3. poster
  4. headline

Verb[edit]

civetta

  1. inflection of civettare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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