smeriglio

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See also: smerigliò

Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /smeˈriʎ.ʎo/, [z̪meˈr̺iʎʎo]
  • Rhymes: -iʎʎo
  • Hyphenation: sme‧rì‧glio

Etymology 1[edit]

From Byzantine Greek σμερίλιον (smerílion), diminutive of σμερί (smerí), from Ancient Greek σμύρις (smúris, emery-powder).

Corundite (emery rock) slabbed Naxos Emery Deposits.jpg

Noun[edit]

smeriglio m (plural smerigli)

  1. (mineralogy) emery
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Frankish.

Un giovane esemplare di smeriglio – A young merlin specimen

Noun[edit]

smeriglio m (plural smerigli)

  1. merlin (Falco columbarius)
    Synonym: renello
  2. Synonym of sparviero (sparrowhawk)

Etymology 3[edit]

Derived from Ancient Greek σμαρίς (smarís).

Uno smeriglio – A porbeagle

Noun[edit]

smeriglio m (plural smerigli)

  1. porbeagle (Lamna nasus)
  2. (Naples):
    1. Synonym of palombo comune (common smooth-hound)
    2. Synonym of verdesca (blue shark)

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

smeriglio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of smerigliare

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

smeriglio f (plural smerigli)

  1. (firearms) springald (fitted on galleys-long ship propelled primarily by oars)
  2. (firearms) punt gun

References[edit]

  • smeriglio1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • smeriglio2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • smeriglio3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana