frusto

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See also: frustò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfrus.to/
  • Rhymes: -usto
  • Hyphenation: frù‧sto

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative form of frustato, perfect passive participle of frustare (to whip”, “to wear out), derived from frusta (whip), from Latin fūstis (knobbed stick).

Adjective[edit]

frusto (feminine frusta, masculine plural frusti, feminine plural fruste)

  1. past participle of frustare
  2. (dated) threadbare, worn out
    1. (figuratively) outworn, worn out

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of frustare.

Verb[edit]

frusto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of frustare

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin frustum.

Noun[edit]

frusto m (plural frusti)

  1. (archaic) a piece or scrap (of food)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

frūstō

  1. dative singular of frūstum
  2. ablative singular of frūstum

References[edit]

  • frusto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • frusto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette