sparare

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The modern sense of shooting derives jocularly from the older culinary sense, which is from Vulgar Latin *exparō, formed as ex- (intensive prefix) +‎ parō (I prepare).

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sparàre (first-person singular present spàro, first-person singular past historic sparài, past participle sparàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (intransitive) to shoot, to fire
  2. (transitive) to shoot, to fire, to discharge, pipe up
  3. (transitive) to throw (a kick, punch, etc.)
  4. to cut open the belly with a long incision of game, fish or meat, to clean the inside before butchering

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