marrone

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Etymology[edit]

Originally Tuscan, from Byzantine Greek μάραον(máraon, sweet chestnut), ultimately from Celtic *māros(great), referring to the size of the nut, related to Gaelic mawr and Cimbrian môr, a borrowing.

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Adjective[edit]

marrone m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural marroni)

  1. brown

Noun[edit]

marrone m ‎(plural marroni)

  1. brown
  2. a large and savoury chestnut variety
  3. the tree that produces that chestnut
  4. (by extension) chestnut
  5. (slang, vulgar, chiefly plural) ball, bollock
  6. botch up

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References[edit]

  • Vocabolario Etimologico della Lingua Italiana

See also[edit]

Colors in Italian · colori (layout · text)
     rosso      verde      giallo      beige      bianco
     cremisi      magenta      blu petrolio, foglia di tè      limetta      rosa
     indaco      blu      arancione      grigio      violetta
     nero      viola      marrone      azzurro      ciano