madore

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin madōrem, accusative of mador, derived from madeō (I am wet or moist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈdo.re/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧dó‧re

Noun[edit]

madore m (plural madori) (literary)

  1. Moisture that covers the body prior to sweating
    sentiva nella schiena e nelle mani [] i madori della febbricola
    he felt the moisture of the fever on his back and hands
  2. (by extension) moisture
    Synonym: umidità
    tra le foglie spiccava un grosso frutto ancora acerbo, coperto dal madore della rugiada
    a large, unripe fruit stood out from among the leaves, covered in the moisture of dew

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

madōre m

  1. ablative singular of mador