moscone

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mosca (fly) +‎ -one (augmentative suffix).

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  • IPA(key): /moˈsko.ne/
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Hyphenation: mo‧scó‧ne

Noun[edit]

moscone m (plural mosconi)

  1. bluebottle (insect)
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) An insistent and annoying suitor.
  3. (nautical) A type of recreational watercraft consisting of two parallel floaters joined together, propelled by oars.

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