macello

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See also: macellò

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

macello (plural macellos)

  1. butcher

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈt͡ʃɛl.lo/, [mäˈt͡ʃɛl̺l̺o]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧cèl‧lo
  • Rhymes: -ɛllo

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin macellum, possibly from Ancient Greek μάκελλον (mákellon), μάκελλος (mákellos).

Noun[edit]

macello m (plural macelli)

  1. slaughterhouse, abattoir
  2. slaughter, massacre
  3. (figuratively, colloquial) mess
Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

macello

  1. first-person singular present of macellare

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

macellō

  1. dative masculine singular of macellus
  2. dative neuter singular of macellus
  3. ablative masculine singular of macellus
  4. ablative neuter singular of macellus

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