forchetta

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

forca (gardening fork) +‎ -etta (diminutive suffix). Compare French fourchette.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /forˈket.ta/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -etta
  • Hyphenation: for‧chét‧ta

Noun[edit]

forchetta f (plural forchette)

  1. fork (item of cutlery)
  2. (zoology, horse anatomy) frog (organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof)
    Synonym: fettone
  3. (zoology, bird anatomy) wishbone
    Synonym: forcella

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