marangone

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin mergō, mergōnem[1], from Latin mergus (cf. Italian smergo). Compare also Portuguese mergulhão, Spanish somorgujo.

Noun[edit]

marangone m (plural marangoni)

  1. cormorant

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin mergō, mergōnem, from Latin mergus (diver (loon))[2]. The sense of "carpenter" evolved from "one who repairs ships underwater (in the Venetian Arsenal)"[3]. Compare the semantic development of Italian palombaro (deep-sea diver), from palumbārius (a kind of hawk which attacks doves). Cognate with Romansch marangun (carpenter).

Noun[edit]

marangone m (plural marangoni), marangon m (plural marangoni)

  1. carpenter

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