infuocare

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ fuoco +‎ -are, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *infocāre, from Latin focus.[1] Compare Sicilian nfucari , Neapolitan nfucare, Spanish and Portuguese enfogar, Romanian înfoca.

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infuocare

  1. (transitive) to heat until red hot
  2. (transitive) to excite, agitate, enrage

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907) , “infuocare”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati