fegato

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fīcātum (liver), from Latin iecur fīcātum (fig-stuffed liver).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: fé‧ga‧to
  • IPA(key): [ˈfeɡato]

Noun[edit]

fegato m (plural fegati)

  1. (anatomy) liver (organ of human or animal; organ of animal used as food)
    L'alcol distrugge il fegato.
    Alcohol destroys the liver.
  2. (figuratively) courage
    Lui ha del fegato.He has guts.

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