coniglio

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly borrowed from French connil,[1] if not from Occitan conilh or Piedmontese cunij, in any case ultimately from Vulgar Latin cunīclus, syncopated from Latin cunīculus, borrowed from Ancient Greek κόνικλος (kóniklos). Compare Lombard conì, Romansch cunigl, Sardinian cunigghiu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈniʎ.ʎo/
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  • Rhymes: -iʎʎo
  • Hyphenation: co‧nì‧glio

Noun[edit]

coniglio m (plural conigli, feminine coniglia)

  1. rabbit (animal, meat)
  2. buck (male rabbit)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ von Wartburg, Walther (1928–2002), “cŭnīcŭlus”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 20, page 1540