quattrocchi

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See also: quattr'occhi

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quattro (four) +‎ occhi (eyes), as used in the expression a quattr'occhi (in private).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwatˈtrɔk.ki/
  • Hyphenation: quat‧tròc‧chi

Noun[edit]

quattrocchi m, f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial, informal, often derogatory) four-eyes (person who wears spectacles)
  2. (masculine only) A goldeneye, especially the common goldeneye (Bucephala clangula).
    quattrocchi minore‎ ― bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)

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