cuoio

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin corium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɔ.jo/
  • Rhymes: -ɔjo
  • Hyphenation: cuò‧io

Noun[edit]

cuoio m (plural cuoi m or (archaic except in fixed expressions) cuoia f)

  1. leather
    Il paese produce per l’esportazione prodotti in cuoio, te, pesce e frutti di mare.
    The country exports leather, tea, fish and other marine products.

Usage notes[edit]

The feminine plural cuoia is archaic but still used in the expression tirare le cuoia (to bite the dust).

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