lanzichenecco

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Landsknecht, from Lands (of the land) + Knecht (servant).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /lan.tsi.keˈnek.ko/
  • Rhymes: -ekko
  • Hyphenation: lan‧zi‧che‧néc‧co

Noun[edit]

lanzichenecco m (plural lanzichenecchi)

  1. (historical) Landsknecht, lansquenet (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century)
  2. lansquenet (gambling card game)
    Synonyms: zecchinetta