pipistrello

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From assimilation of earlier vipistrello, vispistrello, from Latin vespertīliō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pi.pisˈtrɛl.lo/, [pipis̪ˈt̪r̺ɛl̺l̺o]
  • Hyphenation: pi‧pi‧strèl‧lo
  • Rhymes: -ɛllo

Noun[edit]

pipistrello m (plural pipistrelli)

  1. bat (flying mammal)
    Synonyms: chirottero, nottola

Descendants[edit]

  • French: pipistrelle

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