gattice

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from gatto (cat), due to the shape and hairiness of the spikes, reminiscent of a cat's tail.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gattice m (plural gattici)

  1. white poplar (Populus alba)
    Synonyms: (regional) alberello, (regional) gattero, (regional) gatto, pioppo bianco

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References[edit]

  • gattice in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana