fondaco

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian fondaco (trading factory, warehouse), from Arabic فُنْدُق (funduq).

Noun[edit]

fondaco (plural fondachi or fondacos)

  1. (historical, Italian contexts) A type of inn, especially as the residence of a merchant or trader; a trading post, a trading factory.
    • 2007, John Darwin, After Tamerlane, Penguin 2008, p. 32:
      Genoese and Venetian fondachi (trading depots) littered the coastline from North Africa to the Crimea.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فُنْدُق (funduq).

Noun[edit]

fondaco m (plural fondachi)

  1. A trading factory, a warehouse.

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