selvatico

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See also: selvático

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From Latin silvāticus (with the variant form from Vulgar Latin salvāticus), from silva (forest). Compare French sauvage, Romanian sălbatic. Doublet of selvaggio.

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selvatico (feminine singular selvatica, masculine plural selvatici, feminine plural selvatiche)

  1. wild (of a flower or animal)
    Synonym: selvaggio
  2. untamed (of an animal)
    Synonyms: asociale, timido
  3. timid and unsociable (of a person)
  4. gamy (of a taste or smell)

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