orzaiolo

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin hordeolus, diminutive of Latin hordeum (barley). It may have possibly come from another root *hordeariolum < hordeārium, or was influenced phonetically by a hypothetical *orzaio in Italian.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /or.d͡zaˈjɔ.lo/, [or̺d̪͡z̪äˈjɔːl̺o]
  • Rhymes: -ɔlo
  • Stress: orzaiòlo
  • Hyphenation: or‧za‧io‧lo

Noun[edit]

orzaiolo m (plural orzaioli)

  1. stye (in the eye)

References[edit]

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