jettatura

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian

Noun[edit]

jettatura (plural jettaturas)

  1. (archaic) The evil eye.
    • 1828, The Foreign Quarterly Review (volume 2, page 561)
      The golden bulla (as also those of brass) was hollow, and contained, it is supposed, remedies against the jettatura.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

jettatura f (plural jettature)

  1. evil eye
  2. bad luck
  3. curse

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