pergamena

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pergamena, from Ancient Greek περγαμηνή (pergamēnḗ), from Πέργαμον (Pérgamon), because Pergamenes invented a new substance for writing codices.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /per.ɡaˈmɛ.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɛna
  • Hyphenation: per‧ga‧mè‧na

Noun[edit]

pergamena f (plural pergamene)

  1. parchment, membrane, vellum

Further reading[edit]

  • pergamena in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana