midollo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From midolla, from Latin medulla. Compare Spanish meollo, Portuguese miolo, Catalan moll.

Noun[edit]

midollo (plural midolla f, alternative plural midolli m)

  1. (anatomy) marrow
  2. (figuratively, in the plural) bones
    Il freddo mi entra nelle midolla.The cold gets into my bones.
  3. (botany) pith (whitish inner portion of the rind of citrus fruit)
    Synonyms: albedo

Usage notes[edit]

The feminine plural midolla is most commonly used.

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