ricettacolo

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin receptāculum ‎(receptacle; refuge), from receptō ‎(I receive back or again, recover), frequentative of recipiō ‎(I receive; hold back, reserve), from re- ‎(back, again) + capiō ‎(I hold).

Noun[edit]

ricettacolo m ‎(plural ricettacoli)

  1. den (of thieves etc)
  2. refuge
  3. (botany) receptacle (of a flower)