quercia

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Italian[edit]

Foglie e ghiande di quercia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin quercea, nominalized feminine form of the adjective querceus (oaken, of oak), derived from quercus (oak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɛr.t͡ʃa/, [ˈkwɛr̺t͡ʃä]
  • Stress: quèrcia
  • Hyphenation: quer‧cia

Noun[edit]

quercia f (plural querce)

  1. oak (tree of the genus Quercus)
  2. (uncountable) The wood of such a tree.
  3. (figuratively) A strong or resilient person.

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