decotto

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deˈkɔt.to/
  • Rhymes: -ɔtto
  • Stress: decòtto
  • Hyphenation: de‧cot‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin dēcoctus, perfect passive participle of dēcocō, dēcoquō (I boil away).

Adjective[edit]

decotto (feminine singular decotta, masculine plural decotti, feminine plural decotte)

  1. (archaic) boiled, cooked
    Synonyms: bollito, cotto
  2. (law, rare) bankrupt
    Synonym: fallito
  3. (of a company or business) Nearly bankrupt.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin dēcoctum (medicinal drink, potion), substantivized neuter form of dēcoctus, perfect passive participle of dēcocō, dēcoquō (I boil away).

Noun[edit]

decotto m (plural decotti)

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  1. decoction
  2. infusion, brew
    Synonyms: infusione, infuso, tisana
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • decotto1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • decotto2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana