oscuro

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See also: oscurò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish oscuro (dark).

Noun[edit]

oscuro (plural oscuros)

  1. A cigar made with very dark tobacco.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin obscūrus. Also see scuro.

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oscuro

  1. first-person singular present of oscurare

Adjective[edit]

oscuro (feminine singular oscura, masculine plural oscuri, feminine plural oscure)

  1. dark
    Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita
    mi ritrovai per una selva oscura,
    ché la diritta via era smarrita
    Midway upon the journey of our life
    I found myself within a forest dark,
    ⁠For the straightforward pathway had been lost
    Dante Alighieri, Comedìa (Divine Comedy) (1472), Inferno, Canto I, 1-3, Translation: Longfellow (1867)
  2. obscure
  3. gloomy, sombre
  4. humble

Noun[edit]

oscuro m (plural oscuri)

  1. darkness

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin obscūrus.

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Adjective[edit]

oscuro (feminine singular oscura, masculine plural oscuros, feminine plural oscuras) (superlative oscurísimo)

  1. dark (lacking light)
  2. dark (of a color, deep in hue)
  3. obscure, incomprehensible
  4. suspicious, unclear

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