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Ultimately from Latin tēgula. The normal result, tegghia (found in the old Florentine dialect) from the Vulgar Latin *tegla, was probably modified later in a process of hypercorrection. Doublet of tegola (“roof tile”).
teglia f (plural teglie)
- tin, tray or sheet for baking
- (by extension) the quantity of food contained in such tin etc.
- large-brimmed hat worn by some priests