manicomi

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Etymology[edit]

Spanish manicomio, based on nosocomio (hospital), from Ancient Greek νοσοκομεῖον (nosokomeîon), replacing νόσος (nósos, disease) with μανίᾱ (maníā, madness).

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Noun[edit]

manicomi m (plural manicomis)

  1. (now offensive) insane asylum, lunatic asylum, mental hospital
    Synonym: hospital psiquiàtric (formal)
  2. madhouse (all senses)

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Noun[edit]

manicomi m

  1. plural of manicomio

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