ganascia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin ganathus, from Ancient Greek γνάθος (gnáthos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈnaʃ.ʃa/
  • Rhymes: -aʃʃa
  • Hyphenation: ga‧nà‧scia

Noun[edit]

ganascia f (plural ganasce)

  1. jaw
    Synonyms: mascella, mandibola
  2. (rail transport) fishplate
  3. (automotive) brake shoe
  4. (automotive) wheel clamp, boot, Denver boot
    Synonym: ceppo

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: ganache