guscio

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Ancient Greek κύστιον (kústion), from κύστις (kústis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡuʃ.ʃo/, [ˈɡuʃʃo]
  • Rhymes: -uʃʃo
  • Stress: gùscio
  • Hyphenation: gu‧scio

Noun[edit]

guscio m (plural gusci)

  1. shell (of an animal, nut etc)
    Togliamo il guscio alla noce di cocco.Let's husk the coconut. (literally, “Let's remove the shell from the coconut.”)

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