coglione

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cōleōnem, singular accusative of *cōleō (testicle), from Latin cōleus (sack, scrotum). Compare Spanish cojón, Portuguese colhão, Catalan colló, French couillon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈʎo.ne/, [koˈʎːoːn̺e]
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Stress: coglióne
  • Hyphenation: co‧glio‧ne

Noun[edit]

coglione m (plural coglioni)

  1. (taboo slang, literally) testicle
  2. (taboo slang, figuratively) sucker, fool

Synonyms[edit]

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