scrocco

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See also: scroccò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old High German *scurgo (attested in Old High German fiurscurgo (fire-maker, stoker); modern German Schurke, schüren), from Old High German scurgen, from or related to Proto-West Germanic *skeran (to cut, shear).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈskrɔk.ko/
  • Rhymes: -ɔkko
  • Hyphenation: scròc‧co

Noun[edit]

scrocco m (plural scrocchi)

  1. scrounging, sponging
  2. click

Descendants[edit]

  • French: escroc

Verb[edit]

scrocco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scroccare

References[edit]

  • Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907): Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana, Volume 1