garzone

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French garçon, from Old French garçon, from Medieval Latin garciō, from earlier *warciō, from Frankish *wrakkijō (mercenary; servant), from Proto-Germanic *wrakjô (exile; warrior).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡarˈd͡zo.ne/
  • Hyphenation: gar‧zó‧ne
  • Rhymes: -one

Noun[edit]

garzone m (plural garzoni)

  1. (archaic, poetic) (young) boy
    Synonyms: giovane, ragazzo
  2. (rare) bachelor
    Synonyms: celibe, scapolo
  3. helper, assistant
    Synonyms: aiutante, inserviente, lavorante
  4. errand boy
    Synonyms: commesso, fattorino
  5. apprentice
    Synonym: apprendista

Derived terms[edit]