leccornia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the older form lecconerìa, either from leccare (lick, verb), or from Old High German lecchari or lecchōn, from Ancient Greek λιχνεία (likhneía, gluttony; greed). Cognate with Latin lingō (lick, verb) and Ancient Greek λείχω (leíkhō, lick up).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lek.korˈni.a/, [lekːorˈniːä]
  • Hyphenation: lec‧cor‧nì‧a

Noun[edit]

leccornia f (plural leccornie)

  1. delicacy, dainty (food)

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