spezia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from spezie (spices), from Late Latin plural speciēs (goods, ware), from Classical Latin singular speciēs (kind, quality, type), following the common feminine singular-to-plural pattern -a/-e.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɛt.tsja/
  • Hyphenation: spè‧zia

Noun[edit]

spezia f (plural spezie)

  1. (informal) singular of spezie; a spice
    Synonyms: droga