macchina

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin machina (a machine, engine, contrivance, device, stratagem, trick), from Ancient Greek μαχανά (makhaná). Compare the inherited doublet macina (grindstone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

macchina f (plural macchine)

  1. machine
  2. car, motorcar
    Synonyms: automobile

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